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Accession_Number 78.12.21
adlib_title Cypriote lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Shallow circular body , small convex shoulder, concave discus with a small filling hole in the centre. Flat nozzle with concave sides, rounded tip and circular wick hole. Circular delineated base, slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Orange pink clay. no visible inclusions
Munsell_color 5YR 7/6 Marianne's Correction 2.5YR 6/8
Decoration Small moulded ring around the edge of the discus, single volutes on either side of the nozzle. Brown-red wash all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, upper right half of nozzle is missing, long hairline crack reaching down into the centre of the base from ths damage. Signs of use visible on nozzle. Fracture around the edge of the discus continuing along the nozzle to the wick hole. Brownish red wash is worn, large amount of white-grey deposit
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Roman
Date 75-100 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.01.0095.jpg
2005.01.0095.jpg
Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2005.01.0096.jpg
2005.01.0096.jpg
View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
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2005.01.0141.jpg
2005.01.0141.jpg
Oblique right-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2005.01.0167.jpg
2005.01.0167.jpg
Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2005.01.0168.jpg
2005.01.0168.jpg
Left side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.01.0038.jpg
2008.01.0038.jpg
Left side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.01.0039.jpg
2008.01.0039.jpg
Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.01.0040.jpg
2008.01.0040.jpg
Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0028.jpg
2008.99.0028.jpg
Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75-100 AD Prov.: Unknown Comment: Slightly concave base. Single ring set around the edge of the discus. Single volutes on either side of the nozzle. Condition: Upper half of the nozzle is missing....
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2008.99.0029.jpg
2008.99.0029.jpg
Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75-100 AD Prov.: Unknown Comment: Slightly concave base. Single ring set around the edge of the discus. Single volutes on either side of the nozzle. Condition: Upper half of the nozzle is missing....
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2008.99.0030.jpg
2008.99.0030.jpg
Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75-100 AD Prov.: Unknown Comment: Slightly concave base. Single ring set around the edge of the discus. Single volutes on either side of the nozzle. Condition: Upper half of the nozzle is missing....
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2008.99.0056.jpg
2008.99.0056.jpg
Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0700.jpg
2008.99.0700.jpg
Oblique right-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0701.jpg
2008.99.0701.jpg
Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0702.jpg
2008.99.0702.jpg
Front view of the side of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0703.jpg
2008.99.0703.jpg
Left side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0704.jpg
2008.99.0704.jpg
Back view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0705.jpg
2008.99.0705.jpg
Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0706.jpg
2008.99.0706.jpg
View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
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Comparanda Oziol (1977) #274
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.4
Diameters 7.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 9.1; base 4.2
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 11.11.2004; 24.01.2007; 18.11.2008
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