KE 998 (Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 281
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 44, no. 163, pl. 8 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
Corinth IV.2, p. 201, no. 665, pl. XIX (O. Broneer); Corinth XXI, pp. 55-56, no. PT-3, pl. 56 (K. Slane); Petridis 1992, pp. 656, 657, no. 7, figs. 10, 11 (Corinth-Kretika); Isthmia III, p. 69, no. 2839, pl. 31 [upside down in plate]; Bernhard 1955, p. 322, no. 305, pl. LXXXVII (Warsaw); Koutoussaki 2008, p. 177, no. 191.1 (Argos).
Description
Erotic symplegma.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 30% from upper left part of lamp, including roughly one-quarter of discus and left shoulder from front handle to lateral edge of wickhole. Moderate, extensive abrasion and chipping around edges; worn breaks; scattered specks of encrustation.
Preserved length
0.09
Preserved width
0.043
Estimated rim diameter
0.068
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Sexual Activity (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Suggested citation
“KE 998 (Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0998>