KE 641 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 165
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp
Comparanda
cf. BMLIII, p. 382, nos. Q 3105, Q 3106, pl. 105, figs. 60, 143 (D. M. Bailey; same format and shoulder, crater with plant and two panthers on discus; from Kalymnos and Ephesus, dated AD 500-600)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (pinkish orange, somewhat gritty, highly micaceous), firing, and surface treatment (somewhat thick, even, semimatte slip, red with tinge of purple); cf. Ke0558. Smooth and aligned seam.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves small part of discus, ca. 15% of back shoulder, upper handle and adjacent lower wall. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and rare gouging; worn breaks.
Preserved length
0.035
Preserved width
0.056
Weight (kg)
0.016
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 641 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0641>