Agora Object: MC 283
Inventory Number:   MC 283
Section Number:   Σ 739
Title:   Object
Category:   Misc. Clay Objects
Description:   Horse-shoe-shaped object, broken at the back, chipped on the upper surface; broken along the bottom, but the ornament complete.
Border wavy lines; within, Christian monogram with stamped circles. Unglazed.
Pinkish buff clay.
Cf. MC 86 and MC 270. Probably shields for the handles of large lamps. For elaborate shields on early Christian lamps cf. L 890 and L 908.
Context:   With coins for the day, nos. 65-105.
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   H. 0.054; W. 0.061; Th. 0.017
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   27 April 1936
Section:   Σ
Grid:   Σ:16-20/ΙΕ-ΚΒ
Elevation:   -3.00 to -3.25m.
Masl:   -3.25--3m.
Bibliography:   Agora VII, p. 194, pl. 44, no. 2841.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:MC 86
    Agora:Object:MC 270
    Agora:Object:L 890
    Agora:Object:L 908
References:   Publication: Agora VII
Publication Page: Agora 7, s. 228, p. 212
Publication Page: Agora 7, s. 239, p. 223
Card: MC 283