KE 747 (Late Roman Corinthian 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 183
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Comparanda
Athenian product cf. KerameikosXVI, pp. 290-291, no. 4657, pl. 80 (B. Böttger)
Comparanda
Athenian product sim. AgoraVII, p. 179, no. 2460, pl. 39 (late unglazed; J. Perlzweig)
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 55% of lamps including over one-half of discus, left shoulder and back right shoulder, entire handle, most of right wall, and less than one-half of base. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and rare scratching and chipping around edges; worn breaks; scattered specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 63, no. 318 (H. Williams)
Estimated discus diameter
0.045
Base Length
0.047
Preserved length
0.074
Preserved width
0.056
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Chi-Rho (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 747 (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/ke0747>