KE 445 (Late Roman North African 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 105
Typological identification
African Red Slip Lamp Hayes Type II
Bibliography
KenchreaiV, p. 81, no. 424, pl. 19 (H. Williams)
Bibliography
ScrantonRamage1964a, p. 718
Comparanda
Asia Minor derivative from North Africa model: FEph IV.2, p. 161, no. 1512, pl. VIII (F. Miltner).
Comparanda
Athenian adaptation of Asia Minor derivative: Agora VII, p. 174, no. 2385, pls. 37, 50 (J. Perlzweig)
Comparanda
Sim. A. L. Delattre, “Lampes chrétiennes de Carthage,“ Revue de l‘art chrétien ser. 4 no. 3, 1892, pp. 133-141 at p. 133, no. 665
Comparanda
Sim. Bovon 1966, pp. 87-88, no. 608, pl. 16 (different shoulder; Argos)
Comparanda
Sim. Bussière 2007, p. 102, nos. C 293, C 294, pl. 21 (Musée d‘Hippone; from area)
Comparanda
Sim. Corinth IV.2, pp. 118, 286-287, no. 1468, fig. 53 (different shoulder; O. Broneer)
Comparanda
Sim. Corinth XIV, p. 164, no. CL3090, pl. 67:1 (Asklepieion)
Comparanda
Sim. Ennabli 1976, p. 43, nos. 14, 15, pl. I (Bardo: former from Carthage)
Comparanda
Sim. Garnett 1975, p. 197, no. 19 (noting 20 intact lamps from same context: Fountain of the Lamps, northwest of Corinth)
Comparanda
Sim. Pallas 1956, p. 176, pl. 72:α2 (Lechaion basilica)
Comparanda
Sim. Ramieri 1978, pp. 312-313, no. 3, fig. 3 (S. Prisca, Rome)
Description
Discus: Abraham sacrificing Isaac.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 50% from top back middle to left part of lamp, including most of discus and most of left shoulder. Moderate, extensive abrasion and slight scratching; somewhat worn breaks; rare specks of encrustation and thin film of white discoloration in relief (calcareous?).
Estimated discus diameter
0.048
Preserved length
0.053
Preserved width
0.055
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Religious Symbol (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 445 (Late Roman North African Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0445>