KE 946 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 233
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy North African
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 83, no. 434, pl. 20 (H. Williams).
Description
Rough copy with irregular cross fashioned over uncertain original discus design.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 75% of lamp but missing front including entire nozzle. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping; mostly clean breaks; thin, extensive film of white discoloration (calcareous).
Base Diameter
0.039
Discus diameter
0.04
Preserved length
0.099
Width
0.076
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 946 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0946>