Corinth Object: KL 1
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   KL 1
Category:   Lamps
Category Code:   KL
Object Number:   1
Description:   Lamp with flat bottom, body with max. diam. just above bottom, tapering slightly to narrow flat rim, projecting slightly on exterior. Large fill hole. Flat floor. Large rounded nozzle, not rising to height of rim, with large wick hole.
Decoration:   Front half of lamp dipped into glaze fired unevenly red to black.
Material:   Fine pale pinkish buff clay with rare fine voids, at least 1 exploded lime inclusion.
Munsell Color:   Redder than 10YR 7/5
Condition:   Complete profile. Four joining frgts., complete profile; complete bottom, half body and rim, complete nozzle. Burning on nozzle; glaze chipped.
Manufacture:   WM
Dimensions Actual:   H00.026 D00.081 (max) D00.064 (fill hole)
Dimensions Preserved:   L00.098
Period:   Archaic (7th-6th c.)
Chronology:   1st half 6th c. B.C.
Area:   Potters' Quarter
Context:   Potters' Quarter, From fill in Well I
Provenance:   Corinth
Findspot Description:   Potters' Quarter. Well I.
Bibliography:   Stillwell 1952, Corinth 15.2, cat. 7, p. 255
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Stillwell, Corinth 15:2, 1952
Monument: Potters' Quarter
Image: bw 6480
Image: bw 2001 020 24
Basket: Potters' Quarter, From fill in Well I