KE 1909 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 505
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (pinkish, faintly micaceous), firing, and surface treatment (thin, even wash slightly lighter than fabric); cf. Ke0737. Slightly ridged seam.
Preservation comment
One sherds preserves ca. 40% of upper lamp, including central to left discuss, left shoulder, and very base of nozzle. Slight, sparse abrasion and minor chipping around edges; worn breaks; rare specks of encrustation.
Weight (kg)
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 1909 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <>