KE 741 (Late Roman North African Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 177
Typological identification
African Red Slip Lamp Hayes Type II
Kenchreai V, p. 80, no. 411, pl. 18 (H. Williams).
Cf. Brussière 2007, pp. 113, 117-118, nos. C 452, C 541, pl. 33 (former in Musée de Timgad, from area; latter in Musée de Setif, from Kh. Agoub).
Sim. discus motif rider but in different pose: Brants 1913, p. 66, no. 1164, pl. VIII (Rijksmuseum, Leiden; from Tunis); de Cardaillac 1922, pp. 121, 122, fig. 161 (from Chrechel); Ennabli 1976, p. 78, no. 232, pl. XII (Musée du Bardo; from Carthage); Bussière 2007, p. 113, no. C 448, pl. 133 (Musée d‘Hippone; from area).
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 18% of upper back part of lamp, including roughly one-third of middle to back discus and upper handle. Surface is in good condition with slight abrasion and chipping around handle; clean breaks.
Preserved length
Preserved width
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 741 (Late Roman North African Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <>