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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
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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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Oblique view of Rhi's special lamp
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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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Front view of a lamp from Cyprus.
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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.
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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