KE 165 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 47
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIID Lamp
Bibliography
ScrantonRamage1964a, p. 718
Comparanda
cf. Bruneau1971, p. 492, fig. 55=Heres1972, pp. 79, 80, no. 496, pl. 53 (Berlin)
Comparanda
cf. DavidsonThompson1943, pp. 64, 65, no. 131, fig. 28
Comparanda
cf. Koutoussaki2008, p. 172, nos. 180.1-108.2, pl. XXI, fig. 160 (same motif in different format)
Description
Centaur with arrow in back: Pholos shot by Herakles?
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve entire discus and most of left and right shoulders from front of handle to back of nozzle. Very slight, sparse abrasion, scratching, and chipping; mostly clean breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, pp. 42-43, no. 154, pl. 7 (mis-citation of Hawthorne 1963; H. Williams)
Estimated discus diameter
0.053
Preserved length
0.073
Width
0.086
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Linked to

Field book number 1963 C 523

Suggested citation
“KE 165 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0165>