Agora Object: L 556
Inventory Number:   L 556
Section Number:   ΣΤ' 82
Title:   Two Nozzle Lamp
Category:   Lamps
Description:   Lamp with two opposite nozzles and central tube. Top of the body broken. Wheel made.
Double convex body, with flat bottom, and a narrow flat rim round a fairly large central opening. From the bottom of a lamp, through the central opening and extending a little above and sides, passes a hollow conical tube.
Fairly long nozzles, with blunt irregular ends, one chipped, and large wick holes. Slightly rounded on top.
Thin black glaze about half turned to a dull red; somewhat chipped. Glazed over all.
Pinkish-buff clay.
Type IV (late variants) of Corinth collection, type 27D 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.
For profile cf. Corinth IV, ii, p. 32, fig. 14, profile 45.
Context:   Pithos.
Negatives:   Leica, 2-168, 4-332, L-91
PD Number:   PD 635-99
Dimensions:   L. 0.108; W. 0.059; H. (of body) 0.031, (to top of central tube) 0.037
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 53, fig. 75.
    Agora IV, no. 387, p. 90, pls. 14, 40.
Published Type:   Corinth IV, ii, p. 32, fig. 14, profile 45.
References:   Publication: Agora IV
Publication: Hesperia 3 (1934)
Publication Page: Agora 4, s. 100, p. 90
Publication Page: Agora 4, s. 232, p. 222
Publication Page: Agora 29.1, s. 538, p. 499
Image: 2012.23.0100 (4-332)
Deposit: H 16:4
Card: L 556