Agora Object: L 551
Inventory Number:   L 551
Section Number:   ΣΤ' 77
Title:   Lamp
Category:   Lamps
Description:   Nozzle broken away.
Thick watch-shaped body, approaching double convex. Ribs, much worn, radiated over upper part of body from the small top, which consists only of a shallow groove round the filling hole.
High vertical band handle; small unpierced dolphin-shaped knob, on the left side of the body.
Irregular base, rising beneath; resembling ring foot.
Thin metallic glaze, much peeled, all over.
Attic clay.
Type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 48A of Agora collection.
ADDENDA Lamps L 551 to L 559 found together. A number of fragmentary lamps from the same pithos have been boxed separately, along with the finer sherds. See also pottery 589-630.
Context:   Pithos.
Negatives:   Leica, 2-168, 4-332
Dimensions:   L. 0.091; W. 0.061; H. 0.033
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   22 April 1932
Section:   ΣΤ'
Grid:   ΣΤ':53/Δ
Deposit:   H 16:4
Period:   Hellenistic
Bibliography:   Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 388, no. D 58, fig. 75.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 3 (1934)
Publication Page: Agora 4, s. 169, p. 159
Publication Page: Agora 4, s. 232, p. 222
Publication Page: Agora 29.1, s. 549, p. 510
Image: 2012.20.0335 (2-168)
Image: 2012.23.0100 (4-332)
Deposit: H 16:4
Card: L 551