Corinth Object: KL 7
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   KL 7
Category:   Lamps
Category Code:   KL
Object Number:   7
Description:   Lamp with flat bottom, shallow globular body, narrow flat rim only slightly thicker than thickness of body, very large fill hole; start of nozzle that ends below rim. Similar to KL-192 (Sillwell 1952, Corinth 15.2, cat. 5, p. 255) and KL-200.
Decoration:   Completely glazed, glaze unevenly fired red to black. Incised on bottom after firing: griffin with sickle wing, pointed ear, round stemmed projection on head, facing right.
Mythology:   Griffin
Material:   Fine pale pinkish buff clay.
Munsell Color:   Slightly yellower than 7.5YR 7/4
Condition:   Complete profile. Four joining frgts., preserving complete profile; ca. 1/3 floor to rim, lt. side; edge of nozzle.
Manufacture:   WM
Dimensions Actual:   H00.016
Dimensions Preserved:   L00.077
Dimensions Restored:   D00.08 (max)
Period:   Archaic (7th-6th c.)
Chronology:   Late 7th-early 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. 4, p. 253
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Stillwell, Corinth 15:2, 1952
Monument: Potters' Quarter
Image: bw 6481
Image: bw 2001 020 30
Basket: Potters' Quarter, From fill in Well I