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Accession_Number 78.12.18
adlib_title Cypriote plain ware lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description 'Cocked hat' lamp, shallow open lamp fashioned from a bowl with two sides folded in to provide a wick rest. The rim is thick and very pronounced leading on to a vertical sided shallow reservoir. the base is flat but there is no foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Very light salmon coloured. Very few red inclusions
Munsell_color 10YR 7/6 Marianne's Correction: 10YR 8/6
Decoration Obvious wheel marks which could constitute pattern.(?) Possible wire marks on sides and underside.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, a few chips around outside of rim, scratches on inside and underside. Base roughened. Small amount of black at the end of the wick rest, white deposit in places. Two small holes, one on the underside of the rim, the other on the base. Unglazed.
Technique/Style Plain ware
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 unglazed lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Left side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Front view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Oblique Left-side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Left side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Front view a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Back view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Over head view a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Comparanda CCA 26 #38
Bibliography Antiquities in the Hunterian Museum University of Glasgow’, CCA 26, Paul Åstroms Förlag, Sävedalen, 2005
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.1; max. 3.1
Diameters 12.2; wick rest axis 12.6
Handle_height
Other_dims. Width of rim 1.6
Location Household
Edited_by Alex; Alexandra; Kinsey; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 19.06.2003; 21.09.2004; 09.01.2006; 24.01.2007; 18.11.2008
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