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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 516
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 17, no. 56, pls. 2, 22 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
Cf. P. Bruneau, “Ganymède et l‘aigle: images, caricatures et pariodies animales du rapt,“ BCH 86 (1962) 193-228 at p. 219, fig. 16 (Benaki); Leibundgut 1977, no. 256 (Switzerland).
Comparanda
Sim. Waldhauer 1914, p. 31, no. 132, pl. XI (same motif but different format; Hermitage).
Description
Zoocephalic comic figures or mimes.
Preservation comment
Intact but missing most of nozzle and three holes (two large) between relief on discus. Moderate to severe, extensive erosion and slight abrasion and chipping around edges; worn breaks. Weathering typical of marine submersion.
Height
0.021
Preserved length
0.072
Width
0.062
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Horse or donkey (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Suggested citation
“KE 1953 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1953>