KE 568 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 137
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Comparanda
cf. Bruneau1977, pp. 286, 287, no. 76, fig. 43 (Benaki)
Comparanda
cf. CorinthIV.2, pp. 196-7, no. 627, pl. XXVII (O. Broneer)
Comparanda
cf. FDelphesV.1, p. 192, no. 545, fig. 833=Bruneau1971, pp. 461, 462, 463, no. 16, figs. 18, 19
Comparanda
cf. GoldmanJones1950, p. 130, no. 423, fig. 111 (Tarsus )
Description
Traces of signature on base but illegible.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (buff), firing, and surface treatment.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 70% from top and back of lamp, including nearly entire discus, one-third of shoulder, upper handle, and small part of back wall. Two more joining sherds, not connecting to discus, preserve ca. 65% of right base and adjacent wall. Moderate to severe, extensive abrasion, pitting and slight flaking; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 43, no. 160, pl. 8 (H. Williams)
Estimated discus diameter
0.061
Preserved length
0.094
Preserved width
0.076
Weight (kg)
0.035
Weight (kg)
0.036
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Triton (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Suggested citation
“KE 568 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0568>