KE 742 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show fewer 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. BMLIII, 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. EphesosIV.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