Corinth Object: L 1669
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   L 1669
Category Code:   L
Object Number:   1669
Description:   Lamp with very low disk foot with depressed circle in center, echinoid body, low sloping rim, shallow concave disk framed by broad plastic ring; single small fill hole at 12:00, vertical suspension handle projecting from center; air hole at base of long nozzle with round U-shaped tip, small wick hole at tip.
Decoration:   Rim: large impressed circles, broken by double volutes framing nozzle. disk plain. No trce of glaze but probably ER type.
Material:   Fine tan clay, sandy to touch with common amount of fine sparkling inclusions.
Munsell Color:   7.5YR 5/6
Condition:   Complete profile. Four joining frgts., complete except for top of handle, small break in rim. Burning on nozzle.
Manufacture:   MM
Dimensions Actual:   H00.033 (rim) L00.112 D00.082
Dimensions Preserved:   H00.045 (max)
Period:   Early Roman (44BC-1/2 2nd c AD)
Chronology:   Early Roman ?
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Image: bw 2000 015 23a
Notebook Page: NB 135, spread 94 (pp. 178 - 179)