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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 231
Typological identification
Late Roman Athenian Lamp, late unglazed (“postglaze”)
Comparanda
sim. KerameikosXVI, p. 284, no. 4573, pl. 78 (B. Böttger)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (pale pinkish; mostly find), firing, and surface treatment. Smoothed seam.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves most of upper lamp and roughly one half of base but missing right side and front of nozzle. Slight, sparse abrasion; worn breaks; very rare specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 65, no. 337, pl. 15 (H. Williams)
Discus diameter
0.028
Preserved length
0.069
Preserved width
0.053
Weight (kg)
0.044
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 944 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0944>