KE 1950 (Early Roman Italian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 514
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format: Loeschcke Typus I B = Broneer Type XXII = Dressel Form 9 = Bailey Type A Group ii (Augustan-Tiberian).
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: Loeschcke II a.
Comparanda
The motif of Actaeon in this pose, transforming into a stag, and his hound in full side-view jumping up to his stomach is common on western lamps (and their copies or imitations) with both triangular and rounded volute-nozzles that were widely popular: Osborne1924, p. 10, no. 27, pl. 2 (Alexandria); Waagé1941, pp. 64, 75, no. 40b:104, fig. 77 (Italian, Tiberian?); Vessberg1953, pp. 116, 121, pl. II:9 (Type 10; Cyprus Collections, Stockholm); Ponsich1961, p. 83, no. 68, pl. 7 (Banasa, northern Morocco); Bailey1965, p. 31, nos. 30, 31, pl. IV (Victoria and Albert Museum; Cypriot?); Iconomu1967, pp. 13, 57, no. 168, fig. 21 (Callatis, southeast Romania); Heres1968, p. 197, no. 116, pl. 29:4 (Romanesis workshop, Knidian); [VikićBelančić1971,] p. 173, no. 338, pl. XXVI:2 (Zagreb Museum); Heres1972, p. 26, no. 70 (Antikensammlung, Berlin; from Miletus?); Farka1977, p. 254, no. 717, pl. 31 (Magdalensburg); SalamineChypreVII, pp. 155-156, no. 456, pl. 24 (T. Oziol); Sapelli1979, p. 54, no. 89, pl. 11 (Milan); BenghaziIII.2, pp. 29, 41, nos. C 156, C 248, figs. 4, 5, pl. 8 (contexts dated 1st century A.D.; D. M. Bailey); LABNII, pp. 34-35, no. 118, pl. XII (M.-C. Hellmann); BMLIII, pp. 37, 302, nos. Q 2381-Q 2383, fig. 41, pl. 63 (from Cyprus; D. M. Bailey); Mlasowsky1993, pp. 118-119, no. 105 (Kestner Museum, Hannover; Cypriot, dated ca. A.D. 40-100); Bémont2003, pp. 71-72, no. 397, pl. 37 (Glanum); Rivet2003, pp. 82, 98, nos. 195, 425, 426 (Musée d’Istres; from Golfe du Fos); Thöne2004, pp. 50, 73, 146, nos. 74, 125, pls. 10:3, 19:3 (Motiv 20; Heidelberg); BussièreWohl2017, Getty Lamps on-line no. 169 (purchased from Germany).
Description
Type of transforming Actaeon and hound.
Published as
KenchreaiI, p. 36, pl. LVI:C (R. Scranton)
Published as
KenchreaiV, pp. 16-17, no. 55, pls. 2, 22 (H. Williams)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dog (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Suggested citation
“KE 1950 (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/ke1950>