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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 172
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp, imitation North African
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 63, no. 316 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
Sim. Agora VII, p. 180, no. 2482, pl. 40 (J. Perlzweig).
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 40% from top middle to left back part of lamp, including roughly one-third of discus and shoulder and upper handle. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and pitting; worn breaks; thin but extensive film of encrustation.
Preserved length
0.055
Preserved width
0.045
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Chi-Rho (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 648 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0648>