KE 749 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 185
Typological identification
Late Roman Athenian Lamp, late unglazed (“postglaze”)
Comparanda
Sim. Kerameikos XVI, p. 297, no. 4721, pl. 82 (similar discus+wavey lines).
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 40% from upper back part of lamp, including small part of discus, less than one-half of back shoulder, and upper handle. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion and rare chipping and cracking; worn breaks; faint, somewhat extensive white discoloration (calcareous?).
Estimated discus diameter
0.039
Preserved length
0.05
Preserved width
0.055
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 749 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0749>