KE 550 (Middle Roman Athenian 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 131
Typological identification
Middle Roman Athenian Lamp, unglazed
Comparanda
cf. AgoraVII, p. 123, nos. 831-3, pl. 18 (J. Perlzweig)
Comparanda
cf. ChrzanovskiZhuravlev1998, pp. 121-5, no. 67 (from Chersonese; State Historical Museum, Moscow)
Comparanda
cf. CorinthIV.2, p. 257, nos. 1201, 1202, fig. 182 (O. Broneer)
Comparanda
cf. Haken1958, pp. 93-4, no. 96, pl. XIII (purchased in Athens; Národního Musea v Praha)
Comparanda
cf. KerameikosXVI, pp. 148-50, nos. 1275-1309, pls. 27, 28 (B. Böttger)
Comparanda
cf. Libertini1930, p. 278, no. 1333, pl. CXXV (Museo Biscari)
Comparanda
cf. Waldhauer1914, p. 63, no. 495, pl. 47 (Hermitage)
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 35% from top middle to front right of lamp, including roughly one-third of discus and shoulder. Moderate, extensive abrasion, pitting, and flaking; worn edges; very rare specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 55, no. 239, pl. 10 (H. Williams)
Estimated discus diameter
0.053
Preserved length
0.055
Preserved width
0.039
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Horse or donkey (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Sexual Activity (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 550 (Middle Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0550>