KE 951 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 238
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Typological identification comment
Late Roman Corinthian copy of Athenian late unglazed lamp
Comparanda
Athenian lamp sim. Ke1903-L0499
Comparanda
Athenian lamp sim. KerameikosXVI, p. 294, no. 4698, pl. 82 (B. Böttger)
Comparanda
Athenian lamp sim. Wohl1993, pp. 134, 135, fig. 8=IsthmiaIX, pp. 104-105, no. 6, fig. 2.89 (late unglazed; from grave in Roman Bath, dated late 5th-early 6th centuries)=IsthmiaX, p. 134, no. 377, fig.3, pl. 50 (dated late 5th century[?]; B. L. Wohl)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical Late Roman Corinthian “red“ fabric, firing, and surface (but unusually smoothed). Distinct joining ridge and web but slight.
Preservation comment
Intact. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and pitting and rare cracking; small patches of encrustation on bottom.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 62, no. 302 (H. Williams)
Discus length
0.035
Discus width
0.033
Handle total height
0.041
Length
0.081
Base Length
0.043
Weight (kg)
0.063
Width
0.052
Base Width
0.024
Other Dimensions
H. base-shoulder 0.035
Other Dimensions
H. shoulder-top handle 0.006
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 951 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2024. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0951>