KE 1130 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 305
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp
cf. EphesosIV.2, p. 124, no. 412, pl. III (F. Miltner; Typus III, rosette with 20 petals)
sim. Brants1913, p. 64, no. 1125, pl. VIII (rosette with 10 petals; Rijksmuseum, Leiden; from Asia Minor)
sim. Katsioti2017, p. 360, no. AM 371 (rosette with six petals but same format and shoulder; Rhodes, dated ca. A.D. 550-650)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric typical (pale pinkish yellow, fine, faintly micaceous), firing, and surface treatment. Well aligned and smoothed seam.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves small part of back discus and ca. 25% of back left shoulder and upper handle. Slight, extensive abrasion and minor gouging; worn breaks; rare specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 72, no. 381, pl. 17 (H. Williams)
Weight (kg)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 1130 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <>