KE 1381 (Early Roman Italian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 388
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format: Loeschcke Typus I B/C = Broneer Type XXII = Dressel Form 9 = Bailey Type A Group iii (Late Augustan-Early Flavian).
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: Loeschcke III a.
Similar discus motif but different format: BMLII, pp. 79, 320, no. Q 1259, fig. 87, pl. 65 (signed ALEXAN; “central Italian“, dated ca. A.D. 90-140; D. M. Bailey).
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve almost complete lamp but missing ca. 15% from front, including nozzle. Slight, sparse abrasion and minor chipping; mostly clean breaks; scattered specks of encrustation.
Published as
Hawthorne1965, pp. 199-200
Published as
KenchreaiV, pp. 17-18, no. 59, pl. 3 (H. Williams)
Body diameter
Discus diameter
Preserved length
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Horse or donkey (Visual Motif)
Suggested citation
“KE 1381 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <>