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Accession_Number 45.6.67
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular rounded body with a small amount of discus which inverts into the reservoir. The filling hole is large and circular. The nozzle is long and is slightly upturned with a small circular wick hole and a splayed, slightly rounded tip. Shallow foot, slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 5/4
Decoration Incision around discus. Black glaze on the interior and the exterior, the base of the foot is reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Chipped at mouth of nozzle, small chips and areas of glaze missing are now showing white.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Sicily
Period High Hellenistic
Date 3 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed lamp.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed lamp.
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2005.01.0322.jpg
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Oblique left side view of a Sicilian black-glazed lamp.
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Left side view of a Sicilian black-glazed lamp.
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Height 2.6
Diameters 4.8
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. (incl. spout) 8.0; base 2.9
Location Greece
Edited_by Lorraine; Sarah; Alexandra; Kinsey
Date_edited 10.07.2003; 22.07.2003; 28.09.2004; 09.01.2006
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