Agora Object: L 554
Inventory Number:   L 554
Section Number:   ΣΤ' 80
Title:   Lamp
Category:   Lamps
Description:   Mended from many fragments; incomplete. Vertical band handle broken away.
Thick watch-shaped body, tending to double convex.
Long, pointed nozzle, rounded on top.
On the right side of the body, a small, solid dolphin-shaped knob; on the left side, a similar knob, cornucopia-shaped.
Base rising in center; resembling low ring foot.
Metallic glaze, peeled in part; over all.
Attic clay.
Type XI (Agora version) of Corinth collection, type 43A 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.
Strongly resembling in shape, clay, glaze, knobs on sides, etc., the mold made lamps of type XVIII, found with it. See L 551-553.
Context:   Pithos.
Negatives:   Leica, 4-332
Dimensions:   L. 0.114; W. 0.074; H. 0.034
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 59, fig. 75.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 3 (1934)
Publication Page: Agora 4, s. 144, p. 134
Publication Page: Agora 4, s. 232, p. 222
Publication Page: Agora 29.1, s. 545, p. 506
Image: 2012.70.0734 (79-1-2)
Image: 2012.23.0100 (4-332)
Deposit: H 16:4
Card: L 554