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Accession_Number 78.12.1
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Deep circular body, almost flat shoulder, leading to a deep concave discus with two small holes, the frontal one is slightly off centre. Very small rounded nozzle with a large circular wick hole. Vertical handle opposite the nozzle, flat base with no delineation.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Light beigish-orange. Some black inlcusion and few red inclusions
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/6 Marianne's Correction: 5YR 7/4- At Break 7.5YR 7/6 On Surface
Decoration Shoulder decorated with egg pattern, three moulded rings around the edge of the discus. Moulded design of a oak ? garland on the discus. Pale buff wash. Marianne's corrections: Not an oak garland, it is a laurel victory wreath with ribbons. I don't see a wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, top part of the vertical handle is missing, small hole in the left hand side of the body, chip on the edge of the base. Wash is worn in places, with a small amount of white deposit around decoration. Some blackening around spout.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance
Period Roman
Date 50-100 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Over head view of a cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a cypriote lamp.
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Oblique right-side view of a cypriote lamp.
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Right side view of a cypriote lamp.
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Back side view of a cypriote lamp.
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Over head view of a cypriote lamp.
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Left side view of a cypriote lamp.
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H.: 3.7; L.: 9.7; D.: 7.0; D.B.: 4.6 Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 50-100 AD Prov.: Unknown Comment: Vertical handle set opposite the nozzle. Egg and dart pattern around the shoulder. Three rings set around the discus. Oak...
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Left side view of a cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0047.jpg
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Oblique left-side view of a cypriote lamp.
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Oblique right-side view of a cypriote lamp.
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Right side view of a cypriote lamp.
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Front view of the side of a cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0673.jpg
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Left side view of a cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0674.jpg
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Back side view of a cypriote lamp.
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Particular of the discus of a cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0676.jpg
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Over head view of a cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a cypriote lamp.
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Comparanda BM II Q1212; BM III Q2456; Oziol & Pouilloux #206-208; Oziol #601
Bibliography Oziol, Thérèse & J. Pouilloux, ‘Les Lampes (octobre 1964-mai 1967)’ Series Salamine de Chypre 1, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1969; Oziol, Th., ‘Les Lampes du Musée de Chypre’, Series Salamine de Chypre 7, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1977.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.7 Marianne's correction 2.8
Diameters 7.0
Handle_height Broken at 3.0
Other_dims. L. incl. handle and nozzle 9.7
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne
Date_edited 18.10.2004; 09.02.2007
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