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Accession_Number 45.6.71
adlib_title Tunisian mouldmade ? lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body with a flat bad around the widest part. Slightly convex shoulder and a concave discus with a small irregular filling hole roughly in the centre. Short nozzle with a rounded tip and circular smoke hole. Vertical handle extends towards base and has a small hole. Base is demarcated but not raised.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Tunisian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/6
Decoration Red wash
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, very small hole bottom left hand side and a few small chips. Large amount of white deposit all over the lamp.
Technique/Style Mouldmade ?
Provenance
Period Roman
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of mould made lamp.
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Top view of the bottom of a Tunisian lamp.
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Oblique view of a Tunisian lamp.
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Front view of a Tunisian lamp.
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Front view of a Tunisian lamp.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters 7.1
Handle_height 4.9
Other_dims. L. Incl. spout 10.2
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra
Date_edited 05.10.2004
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