KL012 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp, imitation North African
Description
Circular to oval outline. Circular(?) discus has filling hole left middle and rounded framing ring. Flat shoulder has wide channel with alternating plain circles and squares in relief. Slight joining ridge.
Fabric description
5YR 6/6, reddish yellow. Late Roman Athenian lamp fabric: somewhat soft, slightly coarse clay with very rare, subangular to subrounded, very small calcite and rare, small, black and dark red rocky inclusions.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves small part of discus and less than one quarter of shoulder. Moderate, extensive abrasion and pitting; scattered specks of encrustation.
Estimated discus diameter
0.034
Estimated Width
0.062
Preserved length
0.033
Preserved width
0.02
Weight (kg)
0.003
Has geographic origin
Attica
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
3D Model
Late Roman Athenian Lamp
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL012 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl012>