KE 1366 (Middle Roman Athenian Corona Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 373
Typological identification
Middle Roman Athenian Lamp, unglazed
Comparanda
Cf. AgoraVII, p. 157, no. 2016, pl. 32 (dated second half of 4th century [but too late]; J. Perlzweig)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (yellowish red, uncommon tiny to small white and black inclusions, mostly smooth fracture), firing, and surface treatment (thin, even wash slightly more yellow than fabric. Smoothed surface.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves front of one nozzle and parts of wall and base 1366) and one large sherd preserves ca. 30% of discuss with adjacent shoulder and entire handle. Slight, extensive abrasion and rare pitting; worn breaks; faint film of encrustation in patches.
Estimated base diameter
0.07
Estimated body diameter
0.21
Height
0.045
Preserved length
0.081
Preserved width
0.057
Weight (kg)
0.046
Other Dimensions
Total weight 0.132
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
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KE 1374 (Middle Roman Athenian Corona Lamp)

Suggested citation
“KE 1366 (Middle Roman Athenian Corona Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1366>