[Agora Publication] Agora IV: Greek Lamps and Their Survivals

Howland, R. H ... American School of Classical Studies at Athens ... The author has used the trustworthy chronological data supplied by the scientific excavation of “closed deposits” at the Athenian Agora to build a continuous series of lamp types from the 7th century B.C ... 1958


[Agora Object] L 540: Lamp

Shallow double convex body. Long nozzle, with triangular end and large wick hole. Raised band surrounding small flat top continues to wick hole, forming a channel. On rim, moulded rays. High vertical band ... 19 April 1932

[Agora Object] L 2199: Lamp

Handle missing. Shallow angular body, the upper part petal-ribbed. Poor brownish glaze, much peeled. Type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 52F of Agora collection. Well. Leica, 7-44 ... 3 April 1936

[Agora Object] L 4659: Ostrakon of Themistokles Neokleus

Two joining fragments and one non-joining, from the rim and upper wall of a lamp. Inscribed to either side of band. Black glaze on rim with reserved band. Type II of Corinth collection, type 16 of Agora ... 20 October 1949

[Agora Deposit] D 11:1: Well

Well-shaft abandoned before use because of crumbling of rock. From top to 15.00m. a dumped fill predominantly early Roman but containing material of late 1st c. B.C. to mid-1st c. A.D. A rock filled shaft ... 1st c. B.C. to mid-1st c. A.D.