Corinth Object: L 1670
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   L 1670
Category Code:   L
Object Number:   1670
Description:   Lamp with flat bottom, groove framing it; shallow straight flaring body, sloping rim, large shallow concave disk, framed by flat ring and 2 grooves; small U-shaped nozzle with wick hole at tip.
Decoration:   Rim: plain with panels. disk: gladiatorial combat with legs of standing figure at lt., facing rt., end of shield raised against head of 2nd figure kneeling at rt.; body upright, arms at side, lt. covered by shield, legs bent back. Made in plaster mould with small bubbles on rim.
Material:   Fine pinkish buff clay.
Munsell Color:   Yellower than 7.5YR 6./6
Condition:   Complete profile. Seven joining frgts. except center bottom. Preserves front half of lamp, nozzle; missing frgt. from base of disk to base of nozzle (glue on one side). burning on nozzle.
Manufacture:   MM
Dimensions Actual:   H00.033
Dimensions Preserved:   L00.070
Dimensions Restored:   D00.080-00.085 (max)
Period:   Early Roman (44BC-1/2 2nd c AD)
Chronology:   2nd c. A.C.
Provenance:   Corinth
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Image: bw 2000 015 32a
Notebook Page: NB 135, spread 97 (pp. 184 - 185)