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Accession_Number 13.10.27
adlib_title Cypriote wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description 'Cocked hat'; open lamp consisting of a shallow circular bowl; two folded in edges which form a wick rest; small rim visible at back; small central circular foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Light salmon coloured with large and small white inclusions, some dark inclusions.
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Wire cutting marks on the base, marks from the depressing of the edges for the wick rest.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, small piece missing from one side of the wick rest. White deposit in places, blackening around the wick rest, probably from use. Unglazed.
Technique/Style Wheelmade
Provenance From Cyprus
Period CC II – Hellenistic
Date 400-300
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.98.0257.jpg
2003.98.0257.jpg
Front view of a Cypriot folded lamp, showing wick rest.
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2003.98.0258.jpg
2003.98.0258.jpg
Top view of a Cypriot folded lamp, showing wick rest and rounded back.
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2003.98.0259.jpg
2003.98.0259.jpg
Underside view of a Cypriot folded lamp, showing circular base.
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2005.01.0001.jpg
2005.01.0001.jpg
Top view of Cypriot folded lamp, showing wick rest and rounded back.
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2005.01.0002.jpg
2005.01.0002.jpg
Bottom view of folded Cypriot lamp, showing circular base.
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2005.01.0045.jpg
2005.01.0045.jpg
Oblique right-side view of folded Cypriot lamp, showing wick rest and interior.
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2005.01.0067.jpg
2005.01.0067.jpg
Left side view of folded Cypriot lamp, showing wick rest.
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2005.01.0068.jpg
2005.01.0068.jpg
Front view of folded Cypriot lamp, showing wick rest.
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2008.99.0730.jpg
2008.99.0730.jpg
Over head view of Cypriot folded lamp, showing wick rest and rounded back.
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2008.99.0731.jpg
2008.99.0731.jpg
Bottom view of a Cypriot folded lamp, showing circular base.
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2008.99.0732.jpg
2008.99.0732.jpg
Oblique left-side view of folded Cypriot lamp, showing wick rest and interior.
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2008.99.0733.jpg
2008.99.0733.jpg
Left side view of folded Cypriot lamp, showing wick rest.
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2008.99.0734.jpg
2008.99.0734.jpg
Front view of folded Cypriot lamp, showing wick rest.
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2008.99.0735.jpg
2008.99.0735.jpg
Right side view of folded Cypriot lamp, showing wick rest.
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2008.99.0736.jpg
2008.99.0736.jpg
Back view of folded Cypriot lamp.
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Comparanda BM I Q515
Bibliography Bailey, Donald Michael, A Catalogue of Lamps in the British Museum I, British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1975
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 3.0
Diameters Rim 7.2; base 3.7
Handle_height
Other_dims. D. incl. spout 8.0 Rim Width .6 cm
Location Greece
Edited_by Vanessa; Alexandra; Kinsey; Teifi; Marianne; Marianne; Joana Varela
Date_edited 30.07.2002; 21.09.2004; 09.01.2006; 17.08.2006; 24;01;2007; 18.11.2008; 16.05.2017
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