Agora Object: L 3629
Inventory Number:   L 3629
Section Number:   ΚΤΛ 136
Title:   Mold for Upper Part of Lamp and Modern Cast
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Εκμαγείο από την προηγούμενη μήτρα
Category:   Misc. Moulds
Description:   Intact.
Clay mold for lamp with rays on curving rim, pointed nozzle; cornucopia on left side, a small circle at every point of triangular nozzle.
On back of mold incised letters: "ΛΛ".
Incisions for strings around edge of mold outside.
Buff Attic clay, finished very smoothly.
Mold for lamp type XVIII (post-Sullan) of Corinth collection, type 52C of Agora collection.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Εκμαγείο άνω τμήματος λύχνου.
Context:   Bought by R.H. Howland in Shoe Lane, Athens, in 1936. Provenience said to be Athens.
Negatives:   Leica, LXIX-40, 83-188
Dimensions:   L. (overall) 0.131, (of lamp) 0.119; W. (overall) 0.096, (of lamp, including cornucopia) 0.079
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   15 November 1938
Section:   ΚΤΛ
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   AgoraPicBk 9 (1963), fig. 20.
    Agora IV, no. 721, p. 185, pls. 27, 51.
References:   Publication: Agora IV
Publication: AgoraPicBk 9 (1963)
Publication Page: Agora 4, s. 195, p. 185
Publication Page: Agora 4, s. 239, p. 229
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Card: L 3629
Card: L 3629