KE 993 (Late Hellenistic Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
JLR 4-2020: early-mid-1BC? note neck and plain discus as features closer to 55B, but treatment on leaf-relief and handle and lack of collar are solid 51B
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 276
Typological identification
Howland Type 55 Lamp
Typological identification comment
Howland Type 51 B
Typological identification comment
Scheibler Typ SML/III
Kenchreai I, p. 27, no. 25 (R. Scranton); Kenchreai V, p. 12, no. 49, pl. 2 (identified as Howland Type 55B; H. Williams)
Similar overall: Agora IV, pp, 175-176, 177, no. 691, pl. 50 (rosette on discus; context dated late 2nd-early 1st century B.C. but cf. Agora XXIX.1, p. 512; R. H. Howland); Kerameikos XI, pp, 73-74, no. 432, pl. 71 (rosette on discus and palmette on neck; I. Scheibler).
Circular body. Imbricated leaf pattern in relief on top. Wide band handle.
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 993 (Late Hellenistic Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <>