KE 1518 (Early Roman Italian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 412
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format: Loeschcke Typus I B = Broneer Type XXII = Dressel Form 9 = Bailey Type A Group iii (Late Augustan-Early Flavian).
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: Loeschcke Schulterform III a.
Comparanda
Popular discus motif used in many formats: ErcolanoVIII, pp. 47, 151, 255, pl. X (from Stabiae); Bachofen1912, pl. XV:4; Brants1913, p. 27, no. 392, pl. IV (Rijksmuseum, Leiden; from Naples); Waldhauer1914, pp. 33, 51, nos. 152, 330, pls. XIV, XXXV (Hermitage; from Italy and Kertsch); Evelein1929, p. 17, pl. IV:18 (Museum Kam, Nijmegen); deBrunGagnière1937, p. 23, no. 26, pl. 2 (Musée Calvet d’Avignon); GilFarrés19471948, p. 114, no. 59, pl. 114 (Museo Emeritense, Ampurias); Ponsich1963, pp. 107, 108, no. 28, pl. 2 (Musée de Montauban); Leibundgut19631964, pp. 426, 449, no. 25 (Historisches Museum, Bern; “Unteritalien”); Deneauve1969, p. 151, no. 587, pl. LX (amphora in hand; Carthage); VikičBelančić1971, p. 136, no. 54, pls. V:2, XXVII:2 (Zagreb Museum); Vegas1966, pp. 87-88, no. 149, pl. 6 (Neuss [Novaesium]); Heres1972, p. 47, no. 211, pl. 26 (Antikensammlung, Berlin; from Smyrna); Petru1972, pls. II.13.1, XVI.111.18, XL.621.1 (Emona); PlesničarGec1972, p. 233, grave 511 no. 5, pl. CXVIII:12 (Emona); Farka1977, p. 225, no. 418, pl. 28 (Magdalensburg); SalamineChypreVII, pp. 147, 196, nos. 422, 423, 572, pls. 23, 32 (Asia Minor product?; T. Oziol); IsthmiaIII, p. 62, nos. 2529, 2530, pl. 29 (Corinthian copies of Italian type? misidentified as gladiators; O. Broneer); Leibundgut1977, p. 426, no. 25 (Switzerland); Mackensen1978, pp. 65, 379, no. Grab 283.3, table 6, pl. 115:3 (Cambodunum [Kempten, Germany]); ZaccariaRuggiu1980, p. 74, no. 128 (Museo civico di Treviso; from southern Italy); BenghaziIII.2, p. 30, nos. C 164, C 165, fig. 4 (D. M. Bailey); AmaréTafalla1988, pp. 73, no. 3F, fig. 120 (Aragon); BMLIII, pp. 11-12, 376, no. Q 3047, fig. 15, pl. 101 (Asia Minor product, from Ephesus; D. M. Bailey); PergamonXIII, pp. 144, 190, no. 560, fig. 5, pl. 14 (Motiv 23; Asia Minor product, dated middle-second half of 2nd century); Bussière2000, p. 251, no. 57, pl. 18 (Tipasa, Algeria); Bémont2002, p. 64, no. 199, pl. 19 (Glanum); Georges2003, pp. 493, 494, 504, no. 6, fig. 6 (Port du Gabbari, Alexandria); Rivet2003, pp. 72, 96, nos. 183, 400-402 (Musée d’Istres; from Golfe du Fos).
Comparanda
Same motif on Italian products or their derivatives like Ke1518: Ritterling1913, p. 265, no. 4, pl. XXX:2 (Hofheim); EphesosIV.2, p. 179, 181, 183, nos. 46* (Italian), 76, 99 (Asia Minor), pls. XI, XII (F. Miltner); Karageorghis1963, pp. 347-348, fig. 35 (western import?; Kyra near Nicosia); Pontiroli1980, p. 70, no. 7, pl. VI (very worn mold; Musei di Cremona; from Cremona); Oliver1983, p. 254, no. 34, pl. XLI:1 (western import; from Episkopi, Cyprus).
Comparanda
cf. Loeschcke1919, p. 361, nos. 22-24, pl. V (Vindonissa); Iványi1935, p. 40, no. 48, pl. 4:8 (Narodni Muzej Slovenije; from Ljubljana); Leibundgut1977, p. 147, 87=nos. 162-164, pl. 30 (Vindonissa); GoethertPolaschek1985, pp. 64, 195, no. 227, pl. 23 (Motiv 11; Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Trier; from Trier); BémontChew2007, pp. 62-63, 1129, 456, décors 40, 41, nos. GA 1, GA 2, pl. 31 (Musée d’archéologie nationale de Saint-Germain-en-Laye; Gaulish products, former from Chateau d’Aoste, Isère).
Description
Type of winged Eros in three-quarters view striding right with alabastron(?) in right hand and large shell in left hand.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 17, no. 58, pl. 3 (H. Williams)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eros/Cupid (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Suggested citation
“KE 1518 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1518>