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Accession_Number 78.12.12
adlib_title Cypriote red glaze, mouldmade. lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Shallow circular body with large concave discus, filling hole is small and off centre on the discus. Medium nozzle has concave sided with a rounded tip, wick hole is circular and central at the end of the nozzle. Base is flat and delineated
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Beigish pink clay
Munsell_color 10YR 8/3 Marianne's Correction 10YR 8/6
Decoration Moulded rings around the edge of the discus, in the centre stands an eagle with outstretched wings and head turned to his left. Single volutes on both sides of the nozzle. Red wash inside and out.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, wash worn all over, especially on the left hand side of the body, small ammount of white deposit.
Technique/Style Red glaze, mouldmade.
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 75-100 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 left-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Left side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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H.: 2.9; L.: 10.4; D.: 7.3; D.B.: 4.5 Techn.: Mould Made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 1st century AD Prov.: Cyprus Comment: Flat and delineated base. Two rings set around the edge of the discus. Ten-petal rosette motif on the discus....
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H.: 2.1; L.: 8.7; D.: 6.0; D.B.: 3.3 Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75-100 AD Prov.: Cyprus. According to Oziol, the motif on this lamp was commonly found at Salamis (1997, p. 127). Comment: Three rings set around...
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H.: 2.1; L.: 8.7; D.: 6.0; D.B.: 3.3 Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75-100 AD Prov.: Cyprus. According to Oziol, the motif on this lamp was commonly found at Salamis (1997, p. 127). Comment: Three rings set around...
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Particular of the discus of a Cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Left side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Front 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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Side view of special lamp from Cyprus, showing body and handle.
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Back view of special lamp from Cyprus, showing handle.
Comparanda Oziol (1993) MIÐ 1588; Oziol (1977) #326-328; BM III Q2414
Bibliography Oziol, Th., ‘Les Lampes du Musée de Chypre’, Series Salamine de Chypre 7, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1977; Oziol, Th., Les Lampes au Musée de la Fondation Pieridès, Larnaca (Chypre), Fondation Pieridès, 1993; Bailey, D.M., A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum III, British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1988
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.1
Diameters 6.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 8.7; base 3.3
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 15.08.2003;18.10.2004; 24.01.2007; 18.11.2008
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