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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 506: Lamp

Body with nearly vertical sides, curving in rapidly to base from point of greatest circumference. Broad top; meets sides at an angle; filling hole, surrounded by narrow insloping rim set off by broad groove ... 5 April 1932

[Agora Object] L 530: Lamp

Horizontal band handle broken away. Body with slightly profiled sides, sloping in to top. On rim, narrow band, set off from body by groove. Rather small nozzle; flat on top. Small base, rising inside ... 18 April 1932

[Agora Object] L 549: Lamp

Ball-shaped body; slightly flattened on top. Rim consits of narrow raised band round filling hole, set off from body by a broad and a narrow groove. Neither handle or knob. Rather small, deep nozzle and ... 22 April 1932

[Agora Object] L 701: Lamp Fragment with Graffito

Fragment of nozzle preserved. On the rim, a small groove within which the top of the lamp continues to rise. On the flat top of the nozzle is scratched a letter. Thin black glaze inside; outside unglazed, ... 20 February 1933

[Agora Object] L 1927: Lamp

The bootom missing. No handle. Red glaze inside only. Pinkish-buff clay. Type VIIB (?) of Corinth collection, type 25A' of Agora collection. Cistern; lower Hellenistic fill. Leica, L-81 PD 635-86 ... 22 May-6 June 1935

[Agora Object] L 1928: Lamp

High base. Back of body broken away. Rounded body. Two grooves around central opening. Red glaze inside only. Pinkish-buff clay. Type VIIB of Corinth collection, type 25A' of Agora collection. Cistern; ... 22 May-6 June 1935

[Agora Object] L 2225: Lamp

Intact. Raised base; much carbon around nozzle. Inner edge of filling hole thickened. Glazed inside only. Type VIIB of Corinth collection, type 25A' of Agora collection. ADDENDA Compare type X of Corinth ... 6 April 1936

[Agora Object] L 2229: Lamp

Chip missing from end and under side of nozzle. A single groove near outside of broad insloping rim. No handle or knob. Raised base; grooved beneath. Brown glaze on inside only. Graffito crudely scratched ... 7 April 1936

[Agora Object] L 2232: Lamp

Intact save for chip from nozzle. No handle or knob. Black glaze on inside only. Burned around wick hole. Type VIIB of Corinth collection, type 25A' of Agora collection. Cistern, main chamber. Leica, ... 8 April 1936

[Agora Object] L 4107: Lamp

Complete. Low base; no handle; groove outside slightly raised rim. Outside unglazed; wash of brownish-red glaze inside. Pinkish-buff clay. Type VII of Corinth collection, type 25A' of Agora collection ... 18 June 1946

[Agora Object] L 4133: Lamp Fragment with Graffito

Lower part; outside unglazed, black glaze inside. Household accounts (?) scratched in very small letters on bottom. Type VIIB of Corinth collection, type 25A' of Agora collection. Layer II. 572 Leica ... 22 July 1946

[Agora Object] L 4509: Miniature Lamp

End of nozzle, all of rim, and most of body missing. Low base; glazed inside only; surface worn but shows traces of glaze wash. Burned gray in places outside. Type VIIB of Corinth collection, type 25A' ... 29 April 1947

[Agora Object] L 4664: Lamp Fragment with Graffito

Nozzle and part of rim. Note three incised lines at top of side and rough scratched "X" beside nozzle. Type VIIB of Corinth collection, type 25A' of Agora collection. ADDENDA Sherds from same fill stored ... 16 June 1949

[Agora Deposit] E 3:1: Cistern at 44/Η

Cistern with considerable dumped fill. It may have been abandoned ca. 295-295 B.C.; it will have been filled by 280 B.C. Multiple vessels share same stamps, and painted vessels of same workshop are present ... Ca. 325-250 B.C.

[Agora Deposit] E 14:1: 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 ... Use filling of late 4th-early 3rd c. B.C. Accumulative fillings of late 3rd-early 2nd and late 1st c. B.C. Upper dumped filling of 3rd c. A.D.

[Agora Deposit] G 13:4: Well

Tiled well, ca. 30m south of the Tholos. Associated with Building D. Hellenistic Group A with Late Roman fill in upper 3.00m. Objects A 245 and P 4597 are from fill on floor around well-head, contemporary ... 325-260 B.C.

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[Agora Deposit] H 16:3: Cistern System

An extensive cistern system, south chamber with blind tunnel extending further south (south tunnel); north chamber; drawshaft further north, extends to north tunnel. With exception of north tunnel (which ... Ca. 320-240 B.C.