KE 483 (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 120
Typological identification
Middle/Late Roman Athenian lamp, early glazed
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 57, no. 257, pl. 11 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
Sim. Kenchreai V, p. 125, nos. 861-3, pl. 19 (J. Perlzweig); Kerameikos XVI, pp. 156, 243-4, nos. 1459, 3709, pls. 30, 61 (B. Böttger).
Description
Type of venator jumping over bear.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 80% of top of lamp, including nearly entire discus, right shoulder up to back edge of wickhole, and upper handle. Surfaces in good condition and breaks clean; rare small specks of encrustation adhering.
Estimated discus diameter
0.055
Preserved length
0.082
Preserved width
0.059
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Bear (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 483 (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/ke0483>