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Accession_Number 34.8.11
adlib_title Cyrenaic black glaze lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Rounded, deep fat body with a small down turning discus and a large filling hole in the centre, small 'kick' at the bottom of the reservoir. Straight sided flat long nozzle with a slightly oval wick hole. Small foot with a slightly concave base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cyrenaic
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 5/6
Decoration Thick groove around the shoulder. Black glaze all over interior and exterior except for a reserved base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, tip of nozzle and area of base chipped. Smaller chips all over the lamp. Glaze wearing, white deposit in places.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Cyrenaic lamp, showing the large filling hole.
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Top view of a Cyrenaic lamp, showing the base.
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Oblique view of a Cyrenaic lamp.
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Front view of a Cyrenaic lamp.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height Max. 3.9
Diameters 5.7
Handle_height
Other_dims. l. incl. nozzle 8.6; base 3.9
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Sarah; Alexandra; Jasmin Payne
Date_edited 25.07.2003; 04.10.2004; 04.09.2018
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