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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
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
cf. Deneauve1969, p. 142, no. 520, pl. LIII (Italian product; Carthage)
cf. Ponsich1961, pp. 58, 87, no. 103, fig. 18, pl. X (Italian product; Cotta, Mauretania)
sim. motif on Broneer Type XXVIIC: BMLIII, 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.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 22, no. 103, pl. 5 (H. Williams)
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, 2013-2022. <>