[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 420: Lamp

Flattened double convex body, sharp angle around center. On top, filling hole 0.016m. in diameter, surrounded by narrow rim, set off from body by groove of the same width. Nozzle slightly uptilted. Pared ... 2 March 1932


[Agora Object] L 427: Nozzle Fragment with Graffito

Long nozzle, flat top with concave sides and irregular shallow attachment groove. On top scratched in dry clay Good black glaze inside and out, slightly silvery lustre. Attic clay. Type VI (late 5th ... 2 March 1932

[Agora Object] L 429: Lamp

Top of standard of small lamp. No handle. Somewhat curving body, with greatest diameter below center. On top, groove with small inner raised edge around central opening. Small nozzle, with large wick hole ... 2 March 1932

[Agora Object] L 448: Lamp Fragment

Fragment of rim. Vertical band handle broken away. Broad rim; curving, with relief decoration of heart motif. Small top, concave. Dull black glaze much chipped. Gray clay. Type XVIII of Corinth collection, ... 9 March 1932


[Agora Object] L 450: Lamp Fragment

Open nozzle, with cothon handle. Mended from many fragments; part of the bottom missing. Flaring rim, nearly flat at back, curving upwards toward front to form the pinched in nozzle. Low broad body with ... 29 February 1932


[Agora Object] L 452: Lamp Fragment

Bottom and right side of body broken away. No handle. Flat horizontal rim, with two grooves near outer edge; rather small oil hole. Very deep body with vertical sides. Deep, broad nozzle; flat on top ... 14 March 1932

[Agora Object] L 454: Lamp Fragment with Graffito

Left side broken away; lamp mended from two fragments. Narrow rim, sloping; set off by deep groove from well rounded body. Nozzle, flat on top, with letter "Δ" incised in the dry clay, on top of nozzle; ... 15 March 1932