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Accession_Number 78.12.13
adlib_title Perhaps Cnidian mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Deep circular body , concave discus with a central filling hole. Medium, flat nozzle with concave sides, a splayed, rounded tip, large circular wick hole, just off centre. Flat circular delineated base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Cnidian
Fabric_description Orange clay with red wash
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration 2 Moulded rings around the outer edge of the discus, within, a ten petal rosette. Single volutes on either side of the nozzle. Red wash all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, part of the base is missing, hairline fracture radiating from this damage. Wash is worn, especially on the decoration and base. Large amount of grey deposit all over, interior and exterior.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 1 c. AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.01.0107.jpg
2005.01.0107.jpg
Top view of Cypriote lamp, showing filling and wick holes, and decoration of petal rosette interior.
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2005.01.0108.jpg
2005.01.0108.jpg
Bottom view of Cypriote lamp, showing the missing part of base.
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2005.01.0148.jpg
2005.01.0148.jpg
Oblique left-side view of Cypriote lamp, showing the interior.
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2005.01.0175.jpg
2005.01.0175.jpg
Left side view of Cypriote lamp, showing damage on the base.
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2008.99.0245.jpg
2008.99.0245.jpg
Oblique left-side view of Cypriote lamp, showing decoration of petal rosette on the interior.
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2008.99.0246.jpg
2008.99.0246.jpg
Left side view of Cypriote lamp, showing damage on the base.
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2008.99.0247.jpg
2008.99.0247.jpg
Front view of Cypriote lamp, showing the spout.
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2008.99.0248.jpg
2008.99.0248.jpg
Right side view of Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0249.jpg
2008.99.0249.jpg
Back view of Cypriote lamp, showing the missing part of base.
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2008.99.0250.jpg
2008.99.0250.jpg
Bottom view of Cypriote lamp, showing the missing part of base.
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2010.99.0092.jpg
2010.99.0092.jpg
Top view of Cypriote lamp, showing filling and wick holes, and decoration of petal rosette interior.
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2010.99.0093.jpg
2010.99.0093.jpg
Bottom view of Cypriote lamp, showing the missing part of base.
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2010.99.0094.jpg
2010.99.0094.jpg
Right side view of Cypriote lamp.
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2010.99.0095.jpg
2010.99.0095.jpg
Front view of Cypriote lamp.
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2010.99.0096.jpg
2010.99.0096.jpg
Left side view of Cypriote lamp.
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2010.99.0097.jpg
2010.99.0097.jpg
Back view of Cypriote lamp, showing the missing part of base.
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Comparanda Menzel (1954) #162
Bibliography Menzel, Heinz, Antike Lampen im Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseum zu Mainz, Verlag des Romisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums, Ainz, 1954
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.9
Diameters 7.3
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 10.4; base 4.5
Location 5.2.6
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne; Joana Varela
Date_edited 19.10.2004; 07.09.2007; 18.11.2008; 05.04.2017
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