KE 96 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 19
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp, imitation North African
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 81, no. 420, pl. 19 (H. Williams)
Comparanda
Sim. Agora VII, p. 193, nos. 2825, 2826, pl. 44 (decorative motifs and perhaps central design; J. Perlzweig)=Karivieri 1997, p. 208, no. 162, pl. 51 (dated second half 6th century)
Comparanda
Sim. Demetrias IV, vol. 1, p. 92 (Gruppe IV), vol. 2, p. 108, nos. II.555-II.559, pls. 77, 78 (J. Eiwanger 1981)
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve ca. 25% of back left body top to bottom. Slight, extensive abrasion and rare pitting; worn breaks; scattered specks to chunks of encrustation.
Estimated body diameter
0.085
Preserved length
0.062
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 96 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0096>