KE 742 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 178
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp
Comparanda
Cf. BML III, pp. 15, 16, 385, no. Q 3133, fig. 17, pl. 107 (identified as Eros riding bird right, opposite reptile(?); from Ephesus, dated A.D. 500-600; D. M. Bailey)
Comparanda
Sim. FEph IV.2, pp. 150-1, nos. 1211-1214, pl. VII (F. Miltner).
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve ca. 75% from top of lamp but missing nozzle. Slight, extensive erosion, moderate, extension abrasion, and sparse chipping; worn breaks; thick, extensive patches of encrustation.
Discus diameter
0.051
Preserved length
0.062
Width
0.059
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 742 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0742>