KE 635 (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
L 159
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Typological identification comment
Late (EByz?) copy of Late Roman Athenian imitation of African lamp.
Comparanda
Athenian product sim. AgoraVII, p. 180, no. 2482, pl. 40 (J. Perlzweig)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (Late Roman “brick red“), firing, and surface treatment. Aligned seam but slight lateral ridging and webbing. Cast from very worn mold.
Preservation comment
Intact. Extensive, moderate to severe erosion, pitting, and flaking; large but sparse patches of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 87, no. 465, pl. 20 (misidentified in concordance; H. Williams)
Discus length
0.027
Discus width
0.025
Length
0.091
Base Length
0.046
Weight (kg)
0.063
Width
0.052
Base Width
0.031
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 635 (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/ke0635>