Agora Object: L 710
Inventory Number:   L 710
Section Number:   Ζ 119
Title:   Plastic Lamp
Category:   Lamps
Description:   Ithyphallic figure of Pan playing pipes. Mended from three pieces; complete save for chips. Mold made.
Pan is seated cross-legged on a rock; he has horns, goat's legs, and pointed ears, and wears a cloak over his back and shoulders. A large phallus, which is the lamp proper, with nozzle, filling hole and oil reservoir, extends outward from below his knees. Behind his shoulders is a small pierced vertical handle with double groove, as in lamps of type XXVII-XXVIII of Corinth collection; the wick hole, surrounded by a raised band, recalls the nozzles of Type XXVII.
Smal, pierced holes for the pupils.
Purplish wash, in part worn off. Hollow; open beneath.
Pinkish-buff clay.
Context:   In red earth; actually part of section Δ.
Negatives:   Leica, 3-155, LXIX-13, LXIX-14, 79-3-25, color slide
Dimensions:   H. 0.159; Th. (at bottom) 0.069
Date:   6 March 1933
Section:   Ζ
Grid:   Ζ:1/ΙΖ
Period:   Roman
Bibliography:   AgoraPicBk 19 (1980), fig. 28.
    Agora VI, no. 999, p. 77, pl. 28.
References:   Publication: Agora VI
Publication: AgoraPicBk 19 (1980)
Publication Page: Agora 6, s. 104, p. 92
Images (5)
Notebook: Ζ-2
Notebook Page: Ζ-2-13 (pp. 207-208)
Card: L 710