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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 195
Typological identification
Late Roman Athenian Lamp, late unglazed (“postglaze”)
Comparanda
sim. AgoraVII, p. 155, no. 1960, pl. 32 (J. Perlzweig)
Comparanda
sim. KerameikosXVI, pp. 250, 279, 280, nos. 3828 (precursor?), 4505, 4510, pls. 45, 46 (B. Böttger)=Karivieri1996, pp. 228-9, no. 224, pl. 20 (Kerameikos, dated mid-5th century)
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 35% of lamp, including small part of discus, roughly two-thirds of right to back shoulder, entire shoulder, most of walls, and roughly three-quarters of base. Slight, extensive abrasion, pitting, and scratching; somewhat worn breaks; scattered specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 61, no. 292 (H. Williams)
Preserved length
0.067
Width
0.054
Base Width
0.027
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 706 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0706>