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Accession_Number 78.12.2
adlib_title Asia Minor mouldmade; wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric East Greek
Fabric_description Light and fine
Munsell_color GLEY1 6/10Y
Decoration Upper handle has five band incisions, lower has three, equal radiating bands along the shoulder disturbed by the nozzle and the handle. Discus is plain, slightly concave with a small central circular filling hole. Sides of nozzle incline and are slightly raised, forming a triangle of the back of the nozzle. Lower body is plain with smooth surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Broken into 7 pieces, with one missing. Large amount of pale deposit in the decoration and on the interior.
Technique/Style Mouldmade; wheelmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 4-5 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.01.0131.jpg
2005.01.0131.jpg
Top view of a lamp from Cyprus, showing the radiating bands.
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Top view of the bottom of a lamp from Cyprus.
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2005.01.0160.jpg
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Oblique view of Rhi's special lamp
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2005.01.0161.jpg
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Oblique view of a lamp from Cyprus.
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Front view of a lamp from Cyprus, showing the missing section.
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2005.01.0191.jpg
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Front view of a lamp from Cyprus.
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2005.01.0192.jpg
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Front view of a lamp from Cyprus, showing its raised handle.
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Front view of lamp from Cyprus showing its raised handle.
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Side view of lamp from Cyprus, showing body and handle.
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Back view of special lamp from Cyprus, showing handle.
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Side view of lamp from Cyprus, showing body, missing part of body and handle.
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Bottom view of lamp from Cyprus, showing missing part of body and bottom.
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Top view of lamp from Cyprus, showing filling and lighting hole and decoration of radiating bands along the shoulder.
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Comparanda Webster (1968), p. 144, No. 1556
Bibliography Webster, T.B.L., “The Cesnola Collection in Stanford.” Opuscula Atheniensia 8, 1968, p. 137-48.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 10.5; W. 4.3
Location 8.2.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Niki; Marianne
Date_edited 12.11.2004; 18.11.2008
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