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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 105
Typological identification
African Red Slip Lamp Hayes Type II
Bibliography
G. Daux, “Chronique des fouilles 1963,“ BCH 88 (1964) p. 718.
Comparanda
Discus motif: Ennabli 1976, p. 43, nos. 14, 15, pl. I (former from Carthage; Bardo); Bussière 2007, p. 102, nos. C 293, C 294, pl. 21 (Musée d‘Hippone; from area); Ramieri 1978, pp. 312-313, no. 3, fig. 3 (S. Prisca, Rome).
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 50% from top back middle to left part of lamp, including most of discus and most of left shoulder. Moderate, extensive abrasion and slight scratching; somewhat worn breaks; rare specks of encrustation and thin film of white discoloration in relief (calcareous?).
Estimated discus diameter
0.048
Preserved length
0.053
Preserved width
0.055
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Religious Symbol (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 445 (Late Roman North African Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0445>