KE 459 (Early Roman Italian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area B (northwest side of harbor)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 119
Typological identification
Early-Middle Roman Italian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format: Loeschcke Typus IB = Broneer Type XXII = Bailey Type A group iii (Late Augustan-Early Flavian, but shoulder form best fits Late Augustan-Tiberian; see BMLII, pp. 135-147)
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: Loeschcke Form II a
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric, firing, and surface treatment (thick chocolate glaze across exterior and interior; mottled, somewhat flakey). Irregular ridges inside from molding process.
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve entire base and ca. 75% of lower part of lamp. Slight to moderate, somewhat extensive abrasion; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 18, no. 68 (H. Williams)
Body diameter
0.071
Preserved length
0.0586
Weight (kg)
0.025
Other Dimensions
H. base-shoulder 0.029
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 459 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2024. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0459>