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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
Comparanda
cf. AgoraVII, p. 114, nos. 701, 702, pl. 16 (J. Perlzweig)
Comparanda
cf. CorinthIV.2, p. 250, no. 1134, pl. XV (O. Broneer)
Comparanda
cf. KerameikosXVI, pp. 241-2, nos. 3676-3678, pl. 60 (B. Böttger)
Description
Double grooves on base.
Description
Eros with syrinx
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric, firing, and surface treatment.
Preservation comment
Four 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, and small part of front right base. Slight, somewhat sparse abrasion and chipping; worn breaks; sparse specks of encrustation. Burning around nozzle from use.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 57, no. 263, pl. 11 (H. Williams)
Estimated discus diameter
0.054
Preserved length
0.078
Preserved width
0.061
Estimated rim diameter
0.076
Weight (kg)
0.039
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eros/Cupid (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Linked to

KE 1218 (Middle Roman Athenian Lamp)

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, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1211>