KE 1765 (Late Roman North African Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 467
Typological identification
African Red Slip Lamp Hayes Type II
Kenchreai V, pp. 81-2, no. 425, pl. 19 (“possibly St. Peter“; H. Williams).
Same discus motif, with or without cross and circles in channel: cf. A. Héron de Villefosse, “Note sur une lampe chrétienne trouvée à Aïn Beida, près Tebessa,“ BSNAF 1879, pp. 209-211=DACL VIII.1 (1927), s.v. Lampes, coll. 1178-1179, no. 1103, fig. 6688:17 (northeast Algeria; H. Leclerq); FDelphes V.1, pp. 193, 195, no. 564, fig. 846 (P. Perdrizet)=Delphes V (2010), p. 96, no. L05, fig. 115 (exact parallel; P. Petridis; dated second half of 6th-beginning 7th century) ; Brants 1913, p. 66, no. 1155, pl. VIII (from Lambesa [Algeria]; Rijksmuseum, Leiden); Rhomaios, ArchEph 1906, pl. VI (Parnes cave, Attica); E. Boehringer, ArchAnz 44 (1929) p. 395, fig. 11; Mercando 1962, p. 23, nos. 23-25 (Antiquarium comunale, Rome); Ennabli 1976, p. 56, no. 97, pl. IV (no cross; Musée du Bardo); Bourgeois 1980, p. 66, no. 6, pl. VII (Mactar); Pani Ermini and Marinone 1981, no. 219 (Museo archaeologico nazionale di Cagliari); Demetrias IV, vol. 1, p. 92, vol. 2, p. 117, no. II.644, pl. 85 (fragment; J. Eiwanger 1981); Lyon-Caen and Hoff 1986, p. 103, no. 52 (“Saint Pierre(?)“; Louvre; “probablement égyptienne“); Bussière 2007, p. 106, no. C 368, pl. 24 (Musée d’Alger).
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Suggested citation
“KE 1765 (Late Roman North African Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <>