KE 1126 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Regional Circular Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 301
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Corinthian or Regional Lamp, imitation Syro-Cypriote
cf. Bovon1966, p. 92, no. 661, pl. 17 (Argos)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Heavy, rough cooking-ware fabric: grayish red; granular to slightly hackly fracture; numerous, well-sorted, small, subrounded white, subangular and angular gray and black, with rare small bits of grog; small to medium angular porosities at surface. Very hard but variable firing? Faint wash, occasional smoothing; cf. Ke965. Thin, ridging seam.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 30% from back of discus with adjacent shoulder and upper handle. Slight, sparse abrasion; worn breaks; rare specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 86, no. 458 (H. Williams)
Weight (kg)
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 1126 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Regional Circular Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <>