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Accession_Number 78.12.10
adlib_title Roman mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body, flat moulded shoulder, small concave discus with a small filling in the front right hand side of the discus. Short flat nozzle, rounded tip with a slightly irregular wick hole that cuts into the shoulder area. Vertical handle which reaches down towards the base and attaches around the shoulder, circular piercing through handle. Circular unmarked base, slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Roman
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Light wash all over, moulded egg design on the soulder, moulded ring around discus and a moulded design of a peacock on the discus.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intace, moulded designs worn. Wash worn and white deposits in places, black marks on the base.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period
Date 1 c. AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Roman lamp.
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Top view of the bottom of a Roman lamp.
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Oblique view of a Roman lamp.
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Front view of a Roman lamp.
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Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.3
Diameters 6.2
Handle_height 3.3
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle and handle 9.3; base 4.0
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra
Date_edited 11.11.2004
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