KE 1123 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 298
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Athenian Lamp, imitation North African
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 63, no. 319, pl. 14 (H. Williams).
Comparanda
Sim. Agora VII, p. 136, nos. 1140, 1141, pls. 24, 35 (J. Perlzweig).
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 40% from upper middle to back and left part of the lamp, including over one-half of discus, over two-thirds of shoulder, and upper handle. Moderate, extensive abrasion; somewhat worn breaks; few specks of encrustation.
Estimated discus diameter
0.044
Preserved length
0.071
Preserved width
0.06
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Chi-Rho (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1123 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1123>