KE 1121 (Early Roman Italian Lamp?) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
JLR 4-2020: check fabric, weathered Italian?; Williams identified as Broneer XXVII--could be hapax Corinthian adaptation of that motif
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 297
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Comparanda
Sim. motif: BMLIII, pp. 35, 158, no. Q 1505, fig. 39, pl. 2 (probably south Gaulish but possibly Italian; D. M. Bailey)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: Brants1913, p. 15, no. 160, pl. II (Rijksmuseum Leiden; from Cortona)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: Bussière2000, p. 251, no. 61, pl. 18 (Tipasa, Algeria)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: Evelein1928, p. 12, pl. II:52-53 (Museum Kam, Netherlands; from Nijmegen)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: GoethertPolaschek1985, pp. 77, 79, 84, 88, 89, 91-92, 212, nos. 291, 304, 325, 343, 344, 349, 360, 365, 370, pls. 8:106b, 43, 46 (Motiv 61; Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: Heres1972, p. 31, no. 104, pl. 15 (Antikensammlung Berlin)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: Leibundgut1977, p. 137 (Motiv 48; Switzerland)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: Loeschcke1911, p. 91, no. 1749, pl. LXXIX (Sammlung Niessen; from Cologne)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: Menzel1969, pp. 30-32, nos. 111, 112, fig. 27:3, 4 (Italian products; from Trier and Bingen?)
Comparanda
Sim. motif: deBrunGagnière1937, pp. 20, 23, no. 33, pl. III (Musée Calvet d‘Avignon)
Description
Type of baby Herakles strangling two snakes over his thighs. Popular motif in various formats in the Roman West (see comparanda).
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 43, no. 159, pl. 7 (H. Williams)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Heracles/Hercules (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Suggested citation
“KE 1121 (Early Roman Italian Lamp?).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1121>