KE 615 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Regional Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 164
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Corinthian or Regional Lamp, imitation North African
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (brick red, varied bits but visible, uncommon to common, subangular white, faintly micaceous), firing (hard), and surface treatment. Slight ridging at seam.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 80% of base and ca. 30% of lower back wall. Slight, extensive abrasion and pitting; worn break; thick, rough, extensive patches of encrustation.
Base Diameter
0.034
Preserved height
0.027
Preserved length
0.046
Preserved width
0.051
Weight (kg)
0.017
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 615 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Regional Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0615>