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Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 511 a, b
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Kenchreai V, p. 22, no. 103, pl. 5 (H. Williams).
Cf. Italian lamps: e.g. Ponsich 1961, pp. 58, 87, no. 103, fig. 18, pl. X (Cotta, Mauretania); Deneauve 1969, p. 142, no. 520, pl. LIII (Carthage).
Sim. motif on Broneer Type XXVIIC: BML III, pp. 83, 84, 405, no. Q 3254, fig. 104, pl. 117 (from Ephesus, dated second half of 1st/first half of 2nd centuries; D. M. Bailey).
Type of two cocks fighting, left one vanquished and right one upright.
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Bird (Visual Motif)
Suggested citation
“KE 1939 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <>