KE 410 (Middle/Late Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 98
Typological identification
Late Roman Athenian lamp, late glazed
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 57, no. 261, pl. 11 (H. Williams)
Comparanda
Chalice motif: Kerameikos XVI, p. 248, nos. 3776-3778, pl. 62 (B. Böttger).
Comparanda
For format, see Agora VII, pp. 144, 174, 178, nos. 1445, 2389, 2454, pls. 27, 38, 39.
Comparanda
Motif of bird in chalice: Bassett 1903, pl. XIV:4 (Vari, Attica); Agora VII, pp. 174, 175, nos. 2394, 2404, pl. 28 (J. Perlzweig); Karivieri 1996, pp. 68, 173, 321, figs. 25, 26 (NAM 3237). A similar motif appears in the early ARS lamps (Hayes Form I): e.g., Vikić-Belančić 1971, p. 167, no. x286, pls. XVII:2, XXIV:7 (Zagreb Museum).
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 25% from upper middle to back part of lamp, including large part of discus, small part of shoulder, and upper handle. Slight, sparse abrasion and pitting; worn breaks; sparse specks to patches of encrustation in relief.
Preserved length
0.052
Preserved length
0.058
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Bird (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 410 (Middle/Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0410>