KE 1949 (Early Roman Italian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 513
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format: Loeschcke Typus I B/C = Broneer Type XXII = Dressel Typus 9 = Bailey Type A Group iii (Late Augustan-Early Flavian).
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: sim. Loeschcke Schulterform III a
Kenchreai V, p. 26, no. 131, pl. 6 (H. Williams).
Similar motif but eight petals and volute nozzle: Farka 1977, p. 250, no. 673, pl. 45 (Magdalensburg); Kuzmanov 1992, pp. 20, 70, no. 69 (Sofia Museum; from Varna).
The same discus motif occurs on Italian lamps with two nozzles: e.g., Balestrazzi 1988, p. 298, no. 808, pl. 123 (Museo di Aquileia); BML II, p. 211, no. Q 1020, pl. 30 (dated ca. A.D. 40-90; D.M. Bailey).
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 1949 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <>