KE 199 (Middle-Late Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 51
Typological identification
Middle/Late Roman Athenian lamp, early glazed
Typological identification comment
Slip rather thick: at late end of early glazed?
Description
Circular outline. Slightly sloping shoulder has small herringbone. Wide handle has three grooves below seem. Flat base with two concentric circles.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (fine), firing (hard), and surface treatment (thick, even, deep to dark red slip). Clean, tight seem.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves small part of back right shoulder, entire handle from seem down, ca. 35% of back left wall, and small part of back of base. Slight, extensive abrasion; slightly worn breaks; sparse, slight encrustation especially in grooves.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 46, no. 208 (misidentified; H. Williams)
Estimated base diameter
0.035
Preserved length
0.071
Preserved width
0.058
Weight (kg)
0.027
Other Dimensions
H. base-shoulder 0.039
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 199 (Middle-Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0199>