KE 975 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area A (south end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 258
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 58, no. 265, pl. 12 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
For the type see Kerameikos XVI, pp. 115-7, nos. 560-599, pl. 15 (B. Böttger).
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserves ca. 65% from lamp but missing most of middle to front of discus and entire nozzle. Slight, sparse abrasion, flaking and chipping mostly on bottom; somewhat worn breaks; few specks of encrustation around lower handle and base.
Discus diameter
0.051
Length
0.103
Width
0.073
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eros/Cupid (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 975 (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/ke0975>