KE 1902 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 498
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp
Comparanda
cf. CL 3002 (unpublished)
Comparanda
cf. EphesosIV.2, p. 148, no. 1157, pl. VI (Typus VII, Form 3; outlined rosette on discus; F. Miltner)
Comparanda
sim. Menzel1969, pp. 86, 98, no. 568, fig. 81.11 (earlier version; RGZM; from Rome?)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (pinkish orange, highly micaceous), firing, and surface treatment (somewhat thick, even, semimatte slip, reddish with tinge of purple); cf. Ke0641. Slightly misaligned but smooth seam..
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve almost complete lamp but missing small pieces from front nozzle and central base and part of central to left discus. Slight, sparse abrasion and scratching; worn breaks. Scorching around front nozzle from use.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 72, no. 379, pl. 17 (H. Williams)
Weight (kg)
0.053
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph