KE 409 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 97
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Comparanda
Athenian lamps sim. format AgoraVII, p. 148, no. 1610, pl. 29 (dimpled rays; J. Perlzweig).
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (coarse, heavy and rough, mixed inclusions including uncommon to common, subrounded, somewhat clustered white chunks), firing (hard), and surface treatment. Slight ridging and webbing at seam. Fine retouching in most details.
Preservation comment
Five joining sherds preserves complete lamp but missing middle of discus. Moderate, extensive abrasion and rare pitting, gouging, and chipping around edges; worn breaks; sparse specks to small, thin patches of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 47, no. 221, pl. 9 (H. Williams)
Length
0.089
Weight (kg)
0.071
Width
0.065
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 409 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0409>