Agora Object: L 553
Inventory Number:   L 553
Section Number:   ΣΤ' 79
Title:   Lamp
Category:   Lamps
Description:   Vertical band handle broken away.
Watch-shaped body; the upper part covered with ribs which radiate from a sunken band round the filling hole.
Long, pointed nozzle; two grooves on top.
On the left side a large irregular knot, like a bunch of ribbon.
On bottom, ring foot.
Metallic black glaze, 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.
Restored in plaster since photographing.
Context:   Pithos.
Negatives:   Leica, 2-168, 4-332, LIX-13, LXIX-33, 83-304
Dimensions:   L. 0.113; W. 0.073; H. 0.029
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   22 April 1932
Section:   ΣΤ'
Grid:   ΣΤ':53/Δ
Deposit:   H 16:4
Period:   Hellenistic
Bibliography:   AgoraPicBk 9 (1963), fig. 92.
    Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 388, no. D 56, fig. 75.
    Agora IV, no. 622, p. 159, pl. 48.
References:   Publication: Agora IV
Publication: AgoraPicBk 9 (1963)
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: 2012.56.1023 (83-304)
Image: 2012.20.0335 (2-168)
Image: 2012.23.0100 (4-332)
Deposit: H 16:4
Card: L 553