KE 754 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 188
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp, imitation North African
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 62, no. 307 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
Cf. Isthmia III, p. 78, no. 3039, pl. 34 (Later Stadium).
Comparanda
Sim. Corinth IV.2, p. 274, no. 1355, pl. XIX (same format, different cross, signed ΧΙΟΝΗϹ; O. Broneer); Agora VII, pp. 179-180, nos. 2473-5, 2482, pl. 40 (same format, different cross, two almond-shaped grooves+inverted branch; J. Perlzweig); Kerameikos XVI, p. 297. no. 4727, pl. 82 (same format, similar cross, different shoulder; dated mid-6th century).
Preservation comment
Two large joining sherds preserve ca. 80% of lamp but missing middle to back right upper part with most of handle. Moderate to severe, extensive abrasion and pitting and slight chipping; worn breaks.
Base Length
0.056
Preserved length
0.088
Width
0.059
Base Width
0.034
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 754 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0754>