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Accession_Number 78.12.14
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body with a gradual concave discus with a filling hole in the centre. Flat medium nozzle with concave sides and a rounded tip with a large circular wick hole in the centre. Small circular, unmarked base, very slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Brownish-orangy beige clay. No visible inclusions
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Three moulded rings around the edge of the discus, single volutes on either side of the nozzle. Wash of red to black.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, small hole in left hand side of the body, wash fading in places with a large amount of white deposit on the body and on the discus. Chip on surface of discus.
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 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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Oblique right-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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H.: 2.4; L.: 8.5; D.: 0.6; D.B.: 2.7 Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75-100 AD Prov.: Cyprus Comment: Slightly concave base. Three rings set around the edge of the discus. Single volutes on either side of the nozzle....
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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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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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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
Comparanda Oziol (1977) #272; CCA 9 #218-219
Bibliography Oziol, Th., ‘Les Lampes du Musée de Chypre’, Series Salamine de Chypre 7, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1977; Schürmann, Wolfgang, ‘Katalog der Kyprischen Antiken im Badischen Laudesmuseum Karlsruhe’, CCA 9, Paul Åstroms Förlag, Gothenburg, 1984
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.4
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 8.5 cm; W. 6 cm
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne; Jasmin Payne
Date_edited 19.10.2004; 09.02.2007; 18.11.2008; 04.09.2018
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