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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 328
Typological identification
Late Roman Athenian Lamp, late unglazed (“postglaze”)
Comparanda
sim. Butcher1982, pp. 141, 146, no. TC.3M 540, fig. 6.1, pl. 6.1 (Thorikos)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (brown with tinge of red; dense), firing (very hard), and surface treatment. Misaligned seam.
Preservation comment
Intact lamp but missing nozzle. Slight, extensive abrasion; worn breaks; rare specks of encrustation. Postdepositional scorching across surfaces.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 66, no. 353 (H. Williams)
Weight (kg)
0.078
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1215 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1215>