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Accession_Number 78.12.11
adlib_title Perhaps Roman mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body, flat moulded shoulder, small concave discus with a small off center filling hole. 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 delineated base, slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Roman
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Moulded boarder on the shoulder, two rings around the discus one of which is raised, within is a peacock displaying tail with head turned to its left, perhaps standing on a branch. Pale buff wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, handle is missing the top half, decoration is very worn. Wash is mostly intact with a white deposit in areas. Very slight darkening around the tip of the nozzle probably from use.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 75-100 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Over head view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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View of the base of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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Left side view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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Over head view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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H.: 2.4; H. with Handle: 3.4; L.: 8.5; D.: 6.3; D.B.: 3.6 Techn.: Mould Made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75- 100 AD Prov.: Cyprus Comment: Slightly concave and delineated base. Vertical handle. Two rings set around the discus. Peacock displaying...
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H.: 2.4; H. with Handle: 3.4; L.: 8.5; D.: 6.3; D.B.: 3.6 Techn.: Mould Made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75- 100 AD Prov.: Cyprus Comment: Slightly concave and delineated base. Vertical handle. Two rings set around the discus. Peacock displaying...
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Oblique right-side view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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Right side view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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Comparanda Oziol (1969) #384-394
Bibliography Oziol, Thérèse & J. Pouilloux, ‘Les Lampes (octobre 1964-mai 1967)’ Series Salamine de Chypre 1, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1969
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.3
Diameters 6.3; D.base 3.6
Handle_height 3.4
Other_dims. L. incl. handle and nozzle 8.5;
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne; Joana Varela
Date_edited 19.10.2004; 07.09.07; 18.11.2008; 05.04.2017
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