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Accession_Number 78.12.20
adlib_title Perhaps Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body, concave discus with a mall circular filling hole in the front, right portion of the discus. Long flat nozzle, rounded tip with small circular which hole. Base is defined by a single band and is slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6
Decoration Discus is surrounded by three moulded rings, inside is a moulded decoration of a hare, facing right, 'nibbling' foliage. Single volutes decorate either side of the nozzle. Red wash all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Small hole in the back of the body, decoration worn, small amount of white-grey deposit on the body, especially on the interior.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 75-125 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Over head view of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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2005.01.0195.jpg
Left side view of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Over-head view of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Detail of a perhaps Cypriote lamp, showing the tondo.
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Detail of a perhaps Cypriote lamp, shoving the long flat nozzle
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view of the base of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Oblique view of the front-left side of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Front view of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Right side view of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Back side view of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Left side view of a perhaps Cypriote lamp.
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Detail of a perhaps Cypriote lamp, showing the tondo.
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Detail of a perhaps Cypriote lamp, showing the tondo.
Comparanda BM III Q2411; Oziol (1977) #344-345; Oziol (1993) MIÐ 1005
Bibliography Bailey, D.M., A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum III, British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1988; Oziol, Th., ‘Les Lampes du Musée de Chypre’, Series Salamine de Chypre 7, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1977; Oziol, Th., Les Lampes au Musée de la Fondation Pieridès, Larnaca (Chypre), Fondation Pieridès, 1993
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.5
Diameters 6.6
Handle_height
Other_dims. L.incl. nozzle 9.1; base 3.7
Location RMS Loans Online
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Joana Varela
Date_edited 12.11.2004; 18.11.2008; 05.04.2017
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