KE 988 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 271
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp
Comparanda
sim. format and material: GerousiBendermacher2014, p. 155, no. 217 (dated 6th century; Perissa, Thera)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (fine, pinkish, micaceous), firing, and surface treatment (slightly more pale than fabric); cf. Ke1764.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 40% of back base, including lower handle and bottom. Slight, sparse abrasion and occasional gouging; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 87, no. 463, pl. 13 (H. Williams; confusion with registry)
Weight (kg)
0.015
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 988 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine 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/ke0988>