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[Agora Publication] 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 1770: Lamp: Maker's Mark

Low base, long nozzle, ribbed upper body inside straight rim which encloses also the nozzle. Holes at base of nozzle; knob on left side of upper body. Raised letters, made in the mould, on the bottom ... 11 May 1935

[Agora Object] L 1787: Lamp: Maker's Mark

Vertical strap handle broken off and part of the raised edge around the body. Ribbed body and nozzle, surrounded by raised edge. Raised base. A rosette and a cornucopia in relief, one on each side of ... 16 May 1935

[Agora Object] L 2221: Lamp: Maker's Mark

Handle broken away; otherwise intact. Ribs on top, with cornucopia and rosette. Letters on reverse, written in the wet clay. Black glaze, chipped. Type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 52A of Agora collection ... 3 April 1936

[Agora Object] L 4356: Lamp

Complete except for vertical ring handle at back. Jewelled ribs on upper body; parallel grooves and ridges on nozzle. Torch-shaped lug on left side. Raised base, concave beaneath. Raised band, jewelled, ... 20 October 1947

[Agora Object] L 4438: Lamp Fragment: Maker's Mark

One fragment preserves half of base and a little of body and rim. Rays on rim, with cornucopia lug. Signature in raised letters with fish below. Brownish glaze. Type XVIII (post-Sullan) of Corinth collection, ... 6 April 1948

[Agora Deposit] E 14:3: Drawshaft, "Kybele cistern"

Nbp. 2369: Two chamber cisterns, 88/ΛΔ and 100/ΚΘ, united by a long straight passage running almost due N-S. A draw shaft at 95/ΚΘ is set just off the course of the passage to the east and opening into ... Upper fill, Late Roman with some Hellenistic. Middle fill, Sullan debris to last quarter of 1st c. B.C. Lower fill, 4th-3rd c. B.C.=POU and abandonment