Corinth Object: L 1668
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   L 1668
Category Code:   L
Object Number:   1668
Description:   Lamp with flat bottom surrounded by groove, central dot, flaring body with slight convex curve, pared joint at shoulder, broad low-sloping rim, plastic ring around deep concave disk with central fill hole surrounded by plain ring. Small U-shaped nozzle surrounded by panel. Pierced lug handle.
Decoration:   Rim: ovules; disk: rays. Handle: 2 grooves on top only.
Writing:   inscribed. Faint traces of letters on bottom.
Material:   Fine buff clay with few angular spherical red inclusions, a few rounded white.
Munsell Color:   Between 10YR 7/5 and 7.5YR 7/5
Condition:   Complete profile. Numerous joining frgts., complete except for small part of rim at base of nozzle. Burning on nozzle.
Manufacture:   MM
Dimensions Actual:   L00.10 H00.038 (rim) H00.055 (max) D00.080
Period:   Middle Roman (2/2 2nd c-4th c AD)
Chronology:   2nd c. A.C.
Provenance:   Corinth
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Image: bw 2000 012 26
Notebook Page: NB 135, spread 94 (pp. 178 - 179)