KE 935 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 222
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp
Comparanda
sim. AbadieReynalSodini1992, p. 73, nos. L39, L40, fig. 30, pl. IX:i-k (Thasos, first half 6th century)
Comparanda
sim. FischerWelling1984, p. 389, no. 51 (same format and discus but grapevine on shoulder; Münster)
Comparanda
sim. Menzel1969, pp. 95, 97, no. 625, fig. 79:9 (from Miletus; Mainz)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (yellow with pinkish hue, fine), firing, and surface treatment (thin, even, semimatte slip, red with purplish tinge). Smoothed seam.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 60% of middle to front discus, part of adjacent shoulder, and top base of neck. Slight, sparse abrasion and scratching; worn breaks; very thin, extensive film of encrustation.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 55% of middle to front discus with adjacent shoulder and back of nozzle. Slight, sparse abrasion and scratching; woprn breaks. Scorching around back of nozzle from use.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 74, no. 396, pl. 18 (H. Williams)
Discus width
0.047
Preserved length
0.051
Preserved width
0.054
Weight (kg)
0.014
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 935 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0935>