KE 1178 (Early Roman Corinthian Imitative Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 312
Typological identification
Early Roman Corinthian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Copy of South Russian format
For format see e.g. Waldhauer 1914, pp. 15, 54, no. 387, pl. XXXVIII (Hermitage; from Kertsch); Agora VII, p. 72, nos. 4, 6, pl. 1 (import dated late 1st century B.C./early 1st century A.D.; J. Perlzweig).
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 15% from upper back part of lamp, including small part of discus and rim and upper handle. Slight, extensive abrasion and sparse pitting; wrong breaks; thin patches of encrustation.
Preserved length
Preserved width
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 1178 (Early Roman Corinthian Imitative Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <>