KE 998 (Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show fewer 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
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