KE 942 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show fewer 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
Corinth L-1325, L-4291, L-69-288 (unpublished); Corinth IV.2, pp. 271-2, nos. 1324-1330, pl. XIX (O. Broneer); Garnett 1975, pp. 194-5, no. 17, pl. 43 (Fountain of the Lamps, Corinth, dated mid-5th-mid-6th centuries); Oikonomou 1988, pp. 485-6, no. 36, fig. 2 (Argos). Sim. Bovon 1966, p. 80, no. 566, pl. 15 (same format without cross; Argos); 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
Photograph
Photograph