KE 996 (Late Roman North African Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 279
Typological identification
African Red Slip Lamp Hayes Type II
Comparanda
Discus motif: Saguì2001, p. 276, no. II.3.59 (Crypta Balbi, Rome)
Comparanda
cf. Bussière2007, p. 127, no. C 708, pl. 52 (Musée de Timgad; from area)
Comparanda
cf. Ennabli1976, p. 154, no. 712, pl. XXXVII (from Dougga; Museé du Bardo)
Comparanda
cf. Hayes1980, pp. 141, 224, no. 559, pl. 66 (mold; ROM, dated “probably mid- to late 5th century“)
Preservation comment
One small sherd preserves ca. 20% from upper front right area of lamp, including small part of discus, channel, and ridge. Moderate, extensive abrasion and slight scratching; worn breaks; narrow patch of thin encrustation on discus.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 82, no. 430 (H. Williams)
Estimated discus diameter
0.046
Preserved length
0.059
Preserved width
0.04
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Fish (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 996 (Late Roman North African Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0996>