KE 708 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 197
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Typological identification comment
Copy of Athenian lamp.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (brick red), firing, and surface treatment. Somewhat prominent seam ridging and narrow webbing. Surmoulage from worn mold.
Preservation comment
Entire lamp but nozzle and front wall does not survive. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping; slightly worn breaks; uncommon specks to patches of encrustation.
Weight (kg)
0.059
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 708 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0708>