KE 172 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 48
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Comparanda
cf. CorinthIV.2, p. 191, no. 587, pl. XXVI (O. Broneer)
Comparanda
cf. GualandiGenito1977, p. 146, no. 354, pl. 47 (signed ΛΟΥΚΙΟΥ; Bologna)
Comparanda
cf. Mercando1962, p. 28, no. VI.27, pl. VI:2 (Rome)
Description
Concave discus with figural relief. Relief shows Diana standing three-quarters left in counterpoise on left left wearing long folded garment, with left hand straight at side holding bow vertically and right hand flexed above shoulder reaching for arrow from quiver with broad strap. Type has thick hair and dog to lower left partly behind goddess and looking back up at her.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (pale buff), firing, and surface treatment. Fingerprints from pressing into mold on underside.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 30% of middle to front discus. Moderate, extensive abrasion; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 43, no. 157, pl. 7 (H. Williams)
Maximum preserved dimension
0.035
Weight (kg)
0.002
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Artemis/Diana (Visual Motif)
Drawing
File
Photograph
Linked to

Field book number C 514 (KE 172, Lamp)

Suggested citation
“KE 172 (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/ke0172>