KE 991 (Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 274
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp
Comparanda
sim. Déonna1908, p. 176, fig. 47=DélosXXVI, p. 143, no. 4729, pl. 34 (Christian invocation on discus; P. Bruneau)
Comparanda
sim. GerousiBendermacher2014, p. 163, no. 231 (lines and dots on discus; Perissa, Thera, 7th century)
Comparanda
sim. Katsioti2017, p. 478, no. Ae 9 (lines and dots on discus; Evraiki, Rhodes, dated 6th century)
Comparanda
sim. Roumeliotis2001, pp. 258-9, 272, no. 9 (tree or bush[?] on discus; Kardamaina, Kos)
Description
Steeply sloping shoulder into biconical profile.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: pinkish buff; fine but slightly gritty, slightly hackly break; small, well sorted, angular black inclusions (volcanic?), rare white bits, highly micaceous), firing, and surface treatment (lighter-more yellow than interior). Aegean.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves small part of front right discus and shoulder. Slight, extensive abrasion and minor pitting; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 73, no. 388, pl. 17 (identified as Asia Minor product; H. Williams)
Preserved height
0.014
Preserved length
0.042
Preserved width
0.031
Weight (kg)
0.005
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
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, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0991>