KE 707 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 196
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Bibliography
KenchreaiV, p. 47, no. 222 (H. Williams)
Comparanda
Cf. Bovon 1966, p. 67, no. 441, pl. 12 (Argos)
Comparanda
Cf. Corinth L-69-309 (unpublished; moldmate?)
Comparanda
Cf. Forsell 1996, pp. 290, 291, 332, no. 11, figs. 4, 50 (northwest Betbati-Limnes Valley)
Comparanda
Cf. Garnett 1975, p. 206, no. 46, pl. 44 (model?; Fountain of the Lamps, northwest of Corinth, dated early 6th century)
Comparanda
Cf. KL303 (South Cemetery)
Comparanda
Cf. Oikonomou 1988, p. 459, no. 92, fig. 8 (Argos)
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 40% of upper back part of lamp above seam, including roughly one-half of discus and shoulder and upper handle. Slight, sparse abrasion and slight to moderate pitting and chipping near back; worn breaks; extensive, very thin film of encrustation.
Estimated discus diameter
0.036
Preserved length
0.048
Preserved width
0.063
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 707 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0707>