KE 455 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 115
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 62, no. 308, pl. 13 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
Sim. format with different crosses and shoulder: Agora VII, pp. 179, 180, nos. 2479, 2480, 2482, 2503, pl. 40 (J. Perlzweig).
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 40% from top middle to left part of lamp, including roughly one-third of discus and less than one-half of left shoulder. Moderate, extensive abrasion and rare scratching and chipping; mostly clean breaks.
Estimated discus diameter
0.041
Preserved length
0.057
Preserved width
0.042
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 455 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0455>