KE 503 (Early Byzantine Regional Circular Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area E (north side of harbor)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 121
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Corinthian or Regional Lamp, imitation Syro-Cypriote
Comparanda
cf. CL 3094 (unpublished)
Comparanda
cf. Aupert1980, pp. 411, 413, no. 63, fig. 29=Koutoussaki2008, pp. 403-4, no. 740.9, pls. I, LXIX, figs. 60, 549 (Argos)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: pinkish buff; fine, with numerous well distributed tiny bits, including red, black, white, gray, many rounded. Even firing. Clean surface. Northeastern Peloponnesian? Overall well made.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 40% of shoulder and small part of discus. Well preserved surface; slightly worn breaks; infrequent specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 86, no. 461, pl. 20 (H. Williams)
Estimated discus diameter
0.045
Preserved length
0.047
Preserved width
0.041
Estimated rim diameter
0.092
Weight (kg)
0.013
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 503 (Early Byzantine Regional Circular Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0503>