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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 403
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Asia Minor
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Typological identification comment
Late Roman Argolid copy of Athenian lamp imitating Asia Minor lamp.
Comparanda
Asia Minor model: EphesosIV.2, p. 158, no. 1413, pl. VIII (Typus X form 2)
Comparanda
cf. AgoraVII, p. 192, no. 2805, pl. 44 (J. Perlzweig)
Comparanda
cf. CorinthIV.2, p. 241, no. 1059, pl. XIV (O. Broneer)
Comparanda
sim. Katsioti2017, p. 289, no. AM 177 (similar style and format; Rhodes, dated ca. A.D. 500-600)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: dark buff surface but core more pale pink; moderately micaceous; rare varied small bits; dense. Hard fired. Surface slightly rough. Rare clay nodules in grooves. Slight ridging and webbing at seam. Late Antique Argolid fabric.
Preservation comment
Intact. A few large chips from top and bottom, and sparse, slight abrasion; thin, extensive film of encrustation; patch of black discoloration on one side, apparently secondary scorching.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 74, no. 402, pls. 18, 24 (H. Williams)
Base Diameter
0.03
Discus diameter
0.038
Length
0.086
Weight (kg)
0.062
Width
0.059
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1509 (Late Roman Regional Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1509>