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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 339
Typological identification
Early-Middle Roman Italian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: Loeschcke Schulterform VIII a.
Bibliography
KenchreaiV, p. 23, no. 106, pl. 5 (H. Williams)
Comparanda
cf. Loeschcke1919, p. 400, nos. 463-465, pl. XI (Vindonissa)
Comparanda
cf. Maccario1980, pp. 68-69, no. 2, pl. X (Museo de Alba; from area)
Comparanda
sim. AgoraVII, p. 81, no. 104, pl. 4 (“Knidian(?)“; J. Perlzweig)
Comparanda
sim. BenghaziIII.2, p. 29, no. C 155 bis, pl. XXXIX (Benghazi; dated ca. 25-75 CE)
Comparanda
sim. Claustres1956, pp. 133, 135, no. 7, pl. II (Peyrestortes)
Description
Crater with grapevine.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 18% from upper left part of lamp, including small parts of discus and shoulder. Moderate, extensive abrasion and chipping around edges; worn breaks; rare bits of encrustation in relief.
Preserved length
0.029
Preserved width
0.038
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 1292 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1292>