Agora Object: B 579
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   B 579
Inventory Number:   B 579
Section Number:   Ψ 517
Title:   Lamp
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Χάλκινος λύχνος με λαβή σε σχήμα σταυρού 5ος αι. μ.Χ. (;)
Category:   Bronze
Description:   Complete, though the hinge which holds the cover of the filling-hole is broken.
High angular-bodied lamp on raised base.
Large round nozzle. Shell-shaped cover over filling hole. Cross projecting above horizontal handle.
Two rings for suspension, one at the center of the cross, the other on neck between nozzle and filling hole.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Υάλινος λύχνος με χριστιανικό σταυρό. Σχεδόν ακέραιος.
Notes:   ca. 1.50m. below (north of) man-hole
Context:   Late Roman water channel, below (north of) man-hole.
Negatives:   Leica, Color slide, 8-204, 87-31-14
Dimensions:   L. 0.16; W. 0.06; H. (including handle) 0.08
Material:   Copper alloy
Date:   31 May 1938
Section:   Ψ
Grid:   Ψ:41/Ζ
Elevation:   Ca. -1.50m.
Masl:   -1.5m.
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 181.
    AgoraPicBk 20 (1982), fig. 16.
    AgoraPicBk 9 (1963), fig. 70.
    Agora VII, p. 200, pl. 48, no. 2948.
References:   Publications (4)
Publication Page: Agora 7, s. 228, p. 212
Publication Page: Agora 7, s. 239, p. 223
Report: 1957 Excavations Φ, Χ, Ψ
Report Page: 1957 Excavations Φ, Χ, Ψ, s. 11
Images (18)
Notebook: Ψ-4
Notebook Page: Ψ-4-33 (pp. 651-652)
Card: B 579