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Accession_Number 45.6.69
adlib_title Perhaps Sicilian wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Restricted lateral ellipsoid body, long convex shoulder shallow lower body. Large filling hole in the center of the body. Beginnings of a flat nozzle with concave side and a circular wick tube. Moderate straight sided foot with concave base, leading to a 'kick' on the internal side of the base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/6
Decoration Groove around the filling hole and a pale yellow wash all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Nozzle broken off, small amount of foot chipped away. Greyish white deposit in areas of interior and exterior.
Technique/Style Wheelmade
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.01.0013.jpg
2005.01.0013.jpg
Top view of a perhaps Sicilian lamp.
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2005.01.0014.jpg
2005.01.0014.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a perhaps Sicilian lamp.
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2005.01.0048.jpg
2005.01.0048.jpg
Oblique view of a perhaps Sicilian lamp.
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2005.01.0073.jpg
2005.01.0073.jpg
Front view of a perhaps Sicilian lamp.
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Beazley_DB
Height 3.2
Diameters Max 5.4; filling hole 1.5
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 6.5; base 3.8
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Joana Varela
Date_edited 06.10.2004; 05.04.2017
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