KE 1211 (Middle/Late Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 324
Typological identification
Middle/Late Roman Athenian lamp, early glazed
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 57, no. 263, pl. 11 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
Corinth IV.2, p. 250, no. 1134, pl. XV (O. Broneer); Agora VII, p. 114, nos. 701, 702, pl. 16 (J. Perlzweig); Kerameikos XVI, pp. 241-2, nos. 3676-3678, pl. 60 (B. Böttger).
Description
Eros with syrinx
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve ca. 70% from upper part of lamp, including nearly all of discus, most of left shoulder, and roughly one-half of nozzle. Slight, somewhat sparse abrasion and chipping; worn breaks; sparse specks of encrustation.
Estimated discus diameter
0.054
Preserved length
0.078
Preserved width
0.061
Estimated rim diameter
0.076
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eros/Cupid (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1211 (Middle/Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1211>