KE 406 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 94
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp, Knidian
Kenchreai V, p. 26, no. 132, pl. 6 (H. Williams).
Agora VII, p. 84, no. 130, pl. 5 (imitation signature; J. Perlzweig); Délos XXVI, p. 130, nos. 4624, 4627, pl. 30 (former signed RΩMANΗS|IS|circle; P. Bruneau); Heres 1972, p. 76, no. 473, pl. 50 (signed RΩMANE|ƧIƧ; Berlin); Plesničar-Gec 1972, pp. 179-80, no. 1, pl. XLVII (grave 168, Emona); BML III, p. 346, no. Q 2781, pl. 86, fig. 148 (imitation signature; from Knidos; D. M. Bailey).
Circular format. Slightly concave discus with rounded framing band has central filling hole and low relief of rosette with 10 point petals. Narrow, sloping, plain shoulder. U-shaped nozzle. Flat base has single circular groove around planta pedis.
Preservation comment
Intact but missing nozzle. Slight to moderate, sparse abrasion; worn breaks; infrequent specks to somewhat thick patches of encrustation.
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 406 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <>