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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area UA (Underwater at south mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 523
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format: Loeschcke Typus I A = Broneer Type XXII = Dressel Form 9 = Bailey Type A Group i (Augustan-Tiberian).
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: Loeschcke Schulterform I
Comparanda
cf. BussièreWohl2017, Getty Lamps on-line, no. 80 (identified as “southern Anatolia“)
Comparanda
sim. Augustan imagery on ceramic emblemata from bowls: vonGonzenbach1968, pp. 88-91, nos. 10, 11, figs. 6, 7 (from Collection Eugène Piot and Paris)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (fine with varied inclusions but micaceous, pinkish hue), firing (hard), and surface description (somewhat thick, even slip; where visible orangish or reddish brown but mottled).
Preservation comment
[Needs completing with discus] One large sherd preserves entire base and adjacent walls. Slight, sparse abrasion and minor chipping around edges; slightly worn breaks; sparse patches of encrustation. Weathering consistent with long marine submersion.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 16, no. 54, pl. 2 (“perhaps eastern Aegean, late first century B.C.“; H. Williams)
Base Diameter
0.042
Height
0.036
Length
0.111
Width
0.082
Other Dimensions
base weight 0.019 kg
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1987 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1987>