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Accession_Number 22.3.42
adlib_title Corinthian black glaze lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Open lamp with wide, shallow, circular body, with curved shoulder and a down turned rim. covered flat nozzle with a large oval wick hole. Horizontal band handle which follows the back of the body. Foot is shallow and slightly concave
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 8.3
Decoration Black glaze all over interior and exterior.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. Glaze worn and lost in places, particulaly around the back of the body and the handle. Grey deposit on the interior and the left hand side of the body and nozzle.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance From Ruvo
Period Classical
Date 5-4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.97.0918.jpg
Oblique right side view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2003.97.0919.jpg
Oblique left side view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp, showing glaze worn around handle area.
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2003.97.0920.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp, showing base and handle.
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2004.10.0092.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2004.34.0071.jpg

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2004.95.0093.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2004.95.0094.jpg
Back view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2004.95.0095.jpg
Left side view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2004.95.0096.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2004.95.0097.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2004.95.0098.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2005.01.0003.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2005.01.0004.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2005.01.0046.jpg
Oblique left side view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2005.01.0069.jpg
Right side view of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
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2005.88.0012.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 2.5
Diameters 8.3; reservoir rim 5.5
Handle_height 2.0
Other_dims. l. incl. handle and nozzle 12.6; base 6.1
Location Household
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Alexandra
Date_edited 11.09.2002; 06.05.2004; 05.10.2004
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