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Accession_Number 45.6.68
adlib_title Perhaps Rhodian lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Small circular body with convex shoulder and reservoir meeting at the widest point to form an angular girth. Large filling hole in the center of the body, encircled by a small depression of the discus. Nozzle is flat with slightly curved sides. The tip of the nozzle is flat with rounded, but unequal sides with an oval wick hole. Small shallow circular foot in the center of the body.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Rhodian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/6
Decoration Red wash all over including the interior and the base of the foot. Pattern on the base of the foot, probably from turning.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, chip off the body opposite to the spout; Handle missing ? Nozzle slightly blackened suggesting use. Wash worn in certain areas, white deposit on the surface and inside the lamp.
Technique/Style
Provenance
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Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a perhaps Rhodian lamp.
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Top view of the bottom of a perhaps Rhodian lamp.
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Oblique view of a perhaps Rhodian lamp.
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Front view of a perhaps Rhodian lamp.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.2
Diameters 4.4; filling hole 2.5
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 6.2; body 2.7
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Joana Varela
Date_edited 05.10.2004; 05.04.2017
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