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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 368
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format: Broneer Type XXI = Bailey Type D Group ii (Augustan-Neronian).
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: Loeschcke Schulterform IIa/V
Comparanda
sim. Balestrazzi1988, p. 296, nos. 801, 802, pl. 121 (Museo di Aquileia)
Comparanda
sim. CahnKlaiber1977, p. 344, no. 195, pl. 18 (Universität-Tübingen; Italian manufacture, from Alexandria)
Comparanda
sim. Ladstätter2005, p. 307, no. K 414, pl. 174, 216 (similar format but red-on-white; Ephesus, Hanghaus 2.4, mid-1st century A.D.)
Comparanda
sim. SalamineChypreVII, p. 170, no. 514, pl. 27 (but larger; T. Oziol)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: surface (1 mm) is reddish yellow, core is gray; numerous small to tiny, well sorted inclusions, many red, few gray, and rare white. Hard fired; cracking on interior. Reddish brown to dark brown, thick, mostly even slip (on interior has metallic sheen). Italian?
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 20% of front discus and back of nozzle. Slight, sparse abrasion; slip crazing; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 19, no. 76, pl. 4 (H. Williams)
Preserved length
0.094
Estimated rim diameter
0.11
Weight (kg)
0.026
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1360 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1360>