Agora Object: G 739
Inventory Number:   G 739
Section Number:   ΒΕ 1554
Conservation Number:   1963
Title:   Lamp Fragment
Category:   Glass
Description:   One-quarter of lamp preserved including one handle, most of base and wick holder. Full profile.
Slightly concave base. Small vertical strap handle from rim to middle of wall, folded back as a decorative fillet. Very thin flaring wall, with gentle convavity where the handle ends. Incurved thickened rim. Inside, an echinoid disk at the bottom center with a hollow tube rising from the middle of the disk.
Surface flaking and iridescent.
Cf. G 740 from same lamp.
Cf. Agora XXXIV, Ill. 1.
Context:   Basket 91.
Handling:   positioned inside a foam-cushioned Tupperware container for protection from breakage during handling and while in storage.
DO NOT HANDLE THE LARGE FRAGMENT
Notebook Page:   7529
Negatives:   98-45-15, 98-45-16, 98-45-(17)
Dimensions:   H. 0.062; Diam. (disk) 0.03, (tube) ca. 0.01; Est. Diam. 0.10
Material:   Glass
Date:   1 August 1996
Section:   ΒΕ
Grid:   K/2-1/10
Elevation:   50.63m.
Masl:   50.63m.
Deposit:   K 1:4
Bibliography:   Paterakis (2003a), pp. II2.4.1-II2.4.7.
    Paterakis (2002), pp. 257-260.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:G 740.
References:   Image: 2007.01.0767
Image: 2007.01.0768
Deposit: K 1:4
Card: G 739