KE 1383 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 390
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp
Comparanda
cf. BMLIII, pp. 295-296, 306, nos. Q 2445-2447, pl. 65 (from Kourion or Salamis, Cyprus, dated ca. A.D. 40-100)
Comparanda
cf. Menzel1969, pp. 26, 27, no. 87, fig. 25:13 (RGZM; from Miletus)
Comparanda
cf. SchäferMarczoch1990, pp. 36, 37, no. 29 (lunette handle; Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Frankfurt am Main)
Comparanda
sim. Ke1360-L0368 (plain discus)
Comparanda
sim. format AgoraVII, p. 74, no. 22, pl. 2 (J. Perlzweig); Ke1360-L0368 (plain discus)
Comparanda
sim. format Balestrazzi1988, p. 296, no. 800, pl. 120 (Museo di Aquileia)
Comparanda
sim. format CorinthIV.2, p. 169, nos. 396, 397, pl. VII, fig. 95 (crescent handle; O. Broneer)
Comparanda
sim. format Szentléleky1969, p. 61, no. 56 (National Museum, Budapest)
Comparanda
sim. format Waldhauer1914, p. 38 no. 203, pl. XIX (acanthus handle; from Olbia; Hermitage)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (slightly pinkish, highly micaceous), firing, and surface treatment (uneven slip of variable thickness, orangish red).
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve ca. 80% of discus and shoulder from base of handle down neck to nozzle but missing walls and base. Moderate, extensive abrasion and slight pitting; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, pp. 19-20, no. 77, pl. 4 (H. Williams)
Preserved length
0.103
Rim diameter
0.079
Weight (kg)
0.017
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1383 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1383>