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Accession_Number 78.12.15
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular shallow body , small shoulder, concave discus with a small filling hole in the centre. Medium flat nozzle with concave sides and a rounded tip with circular wick hole in the centre. Circular delineated base, very slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Reddish beige clay
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration Moulded ring around the discus, moulded decoration of an oak garland on the discus. Single volutes on both sides of the nozzle. Red wash all over, certain patches are darker than others.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, chip on the base, underside of the nozzle and at the wick hole, small amount of chipping on the surface of the discus. Wash becoming worn in places, small amount of white deposit, mainly on the underside and on the interior.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance
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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Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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H.: 2.3; L.: 9.2; D.: 6.6; D.B.: 3.5 Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75-100 AD Prov.: Unknown Comment: Slightly concave base. One ring set around the edge of the discus. Oak garland motif on the discus. Single volutes...
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Over head 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 view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Particular of the tondo of a Cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
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Comparanda BM II Q867; Oziol (1977) #312
Bibliography Bailey, D.M., A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum II, British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1980; Oziol, Th., ‘Les Lampes du Musée de Chypre’, Series Salamine de Chypre 7, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1977
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.3
Diameters 6.6
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl nozzle 9.2; base 3.5
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 19.10.2004; 24.01.2006; 18.11.2008
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