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Accession_Number 78.12.3
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body, small rounded nozzle with an oval wick hole, Small filing hole on the central axis but not in the centre of the discus. Small single volutes, concave moulded discus. Vertical handle with hole through. No foot, slightly concave base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Brownish orange clay
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Moulded ring around discus, within is a moulded dolphin with a trident. Volutes very worn, contained within silhouette of discus and nozzle. Marianne's correction: 2 moulded rings around the discus.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, slight chipping around the nozzle obscuring one of the volutes, the other is very faded as is the moulded design. very small amount of grey deposit. Unglazed.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 75-100 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.01.0306.jpg
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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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2005.01.0326.jpg
2005.01.0326.jpg
Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp, showing the vertical handle with hole.
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Left side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp, showing the vertical handle with hole.
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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, showing the vertical handle with hole.
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Front view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp, showing the vertical handle with hole.
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Back side view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote unglazed lamp, showing the tondo.
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View of the base of a Cypriote unglazed lamp.
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Comparanda BM III Q2292
Bibliography Bailey, D.M., A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum III, British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1988
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.6
Diameters 6.5
Handle_height 3.2 Marianne's Correction: 4.2 cm
Other_dims. L. with nozzle and handle 9.9; Base 4.0
Location Greece
Edited_by Lorraine; Sarah; Alexandra; Kinsey; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 08.07.2003; 22.07.2003; 28.09.2004; 09.01.2006; 24.01.2007; 18.11.2008
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