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Type
Inventoried Object
Writing transcription
Χ[ΙΟ]Ν[ΗⲤ]
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 408
Typological identification
Late Roman Athenian Lamp, late unglazed (“postglaze”)
Comparanda
cf. AgoraVII, p. 184, no. 2603, pl. 41 (J. Perlzweig)
Comparanda
cf. GerousiBendermacher2013, p. 104, no. 131 (Perissa, Thera)
Comparanda
sim. KerameikosXVI, p. 286, no. 4605, pl. 79 (B. Böttger)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (gritty, somewhat coarse, small sorted white and black inclusions; brick red core but fires pale pink at surface), firing, and surface treatment. Seam smoothed and aligned.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds (split at seam) preserve complete lamp but missing front shoulder and nozzle. Very sparse abrasion, minor chipping, and extensive large flaking on underside; slightly worn breaks; large, thin patches of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 65, no. 342, pl. 15 (H. Williams)
Weight (kg)
0.094
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1514 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1514>