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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. Corinth L-69-309 (unpublished; moldmate?)
Comparanda
cf. KL303 (South Cemetery)
Comparanda
cf. Bovon1966, p. 67, no. 441, pl. 12 (Argos)
Comparanda
cf. Forsell1996, pp. 290, 291, 332, no. 11, figs. 4, 50 (northwest Betbati-Limnes Valley)
Comparanda
cf. Garnett1975, p. 206, no. 46, pl. 44 (model?; Fountain of the Lamps, northwest of Corinth, dated early 6th century)
Comparanda
cf. Oikonomou1988, 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.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 47, no. 222 (H. Williams)
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, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0707>