KE 942 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 229
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Comparanda
Cf. Corinth IV.2, pp. 271-2, nos. 1324-1330, pl. XIX (O. Broneer)
Comparanda
Cf. Corinth L-1325, L-4291, L-69-288 (unpublished)
Comparanda
Cf. Garnett 1975, pp. 194-5, no. 17, pl. 43 (Fountain of the Lamps, Corinth, dated mid-5th-mid-6th centuries)
Comparanda
Cf. Oikonomou 1988, pp. 485-6, no. 36, fig. 2 (Argos)
Comparanda
Sim. Bovon 1966, p. 80, no. 566, pl. 15 (same format without cross; Argos)
Comparanda
Sim. Ke0934-L0221
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 65% of lamp but missing most of discus and right shoulder and wall. Slight, extensive abrasion and rare pitting; worn breaks; scattered patches of thin encrustation.
Discus length
0.027
Discus width
0.029
Base Length
0.038
Preserved length
0.07
Preserved width
0.046
Base Width
0.026
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 942 (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/ke0942>