Agora Object: L 6165
Inventory Number:   L 6165
Section Number:   ΒΗ 444
Excavation Number:   hobratschk:2012:f:136
Title:   Lamp with Maker's Mark
Category:   Lamps
Description:   Nearly complete. Burnt and broken at nozzle. Part of wick and a wax-like substance partially preserved.
Plain narrow disk with broad channel to wick-hole. Rim decorated with six five-petaled rosettes between dotted circles. Solid grooved handle. Base with signature within two concentric circles: ΧΙΟ / ΝΗΣ.
Dark orange fabric.
5th c. A.D. Cf. Agora VII, 2416 (L 227), 2663 (L 3543).
Status:   Will Catalog
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Well M 2:1, Layer 16.
Notebook Page:   3023
Dimensions:   P.L. 0.11; W. 0.0665; H. (w/handle) 0.050
Material:   Terracotta
Chronology:   5th c. A.D.
Date:   6 July 2012
Section:   ΒΗ
Grid:   M/1-2/19,20
Elevation:   42.9m.
Masl:   42.900m.
Deposit:   M 2:1
Lot:   Lot ΒΗ 731
Basket:   hobratschk:2012:b:36
Period:   Late Roman
Bibliography:   Boyer (2017), no. 16, pp. 223-224, pl. 11.
    Hesperia 84 (2015), p. 489, no. 15, fig. 20.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 84 (2015)
Image: 2014.02.0348
Image: 2014.02.0349
Image: 2014.02.0350
Deposit: M 2:1