KE 991 (Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 274
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp
Kenchreai V, p. 73, no. 388, pl. 17 (identified as Asia Minor product; H. Williams).
Sim. Deonna 1908, p. 176, fig. 47=Délos XXVI, p. 143, no. 4729, pl. 34 (Christian invocation on discus; P. Bruneau); Roumeliotis 2001, pp. 258-9, 272, no. 9 (tree or bush[?] on discus; Kardamaina, Kos); Gerousi-Bendermacher 2013, p. 163, no. 231 (lines and dots on discus; Perissa, Thera, 7th century); Katsioti 2017, p. 478, no. Ae 9 (lines and dots on discus; Evraiki, Rhodes, dated 6th century).
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves small part of front right discus and shoulder. Slight, extensive abrasion and minor pitting; worn breaks.
Preserved length
Preserved width
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 991 (Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <>