KE 961 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Asia Minor or Aegean Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 244
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format is EByz Aegean but shoulder decoration is triangles from North African repertoire; this is an Asia Minor copy?
Comparanda
sim. GerousiBendermacher2013, p. 165, no. 238 (Perissa, Thera)
Comparanda
sim. format: Katsioti2017, p. 491, nos. AE 15-17 (Rhodes, Early Byzantine)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (pinkish, fine, highly micaceous), firing, and surface firing (pale surface skin). Slight seam ridging.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves most of upper part above seam but missing front right part. Slight, sparse abrasion and rare pitting; worn breaks; very rare specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 73, no. 386, pl. 17 (H. Williams)
Discus diameter
0.045
Length
0.078
Preserved height
0.012
Preserved length
0.081
Weight (kg)
0.032
Width
0.054
Width
0.057
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 961 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Asia Minor or Aegean Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0961>