KE 991 (Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show fewer 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
cf. Roumeliotis2001, pp. 258-9, 272, no. 9, pl. 3 (tree or bush[?] on discus; Kardamaina, Kos)
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)
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