KE 965 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Regional Circular Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 248
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Corinthian or Regional Lamp, imitation Syro-Cypriote
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Heavy, rough cooking-ware fabric: grayish red; granular to slightly hackly fracture; numerous, well-sorted, small, subrounded white, subangular gray and black, with rare small bits of grog. Very hard but variable firing. Faint wash, occasional smoothing; cf. Ke1126. Thin, ridging seam.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves upper left half of lamp and entire handle. Slight, extensive abrasion and pitting and chipping around edge; worn breaks; thin, extensive film of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 86, no. 459 (H. Williams)
Discus diameter
0.038
Preserved length
0.069
Preserved width
0.045
Weight (kg)
0.033
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 965 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Regional Circular Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0965>