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Accession_Number 78.12.17
adlib_title Cypriote wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description 'Cocked hat' lamp, Shallow bowl with one half of its rim folded in and pinched to form an open wick rest. Wide rim, base is uneven making lamp sit to left hand side.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Light whitish dull pink clay
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, small chip on rim, blackening at the end of the wick rest, probably from use. Large amount of white deposit all over.
Technique/Style Wheelmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period CA I- CC II
Date 8-4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Over head view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Left side view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Front view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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H.: 2.9; L.: 8.3; D.: 8.4; R.W.: 1.2 Techn.: Wheel made Class: Plain Per.: CA I – CC II 8th - 4th century BC. Prov.: Cyprus Comment: Uneven base and rests on its left side. Condition: Chip on the rim...
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Over head view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Left side view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Front view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Back side view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote 'Cocked hat' lamp.
Comparanda BM I Q491
Bibliography Bailey, Donald Michael, A Catalogue of Lamps in the British Museum I, British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1975
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.9
Diameters 8.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. at spout 8.3
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 15.08.2003; 06.10.2004; 24.02.2007; 18.11.2008
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