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Accession_Number 78.12.4
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Shallow circular body (back deeper than the front), small convex shoulder, concave discus with a very small filling hole in the centre. Nozzle is flat with concave sides , a rounded tip and a circular wick hole that is just off centre. Base is demarcated and slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Very light beigy pink clay with no visible inclusions
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6 Marianne's Correction: 7.5YR 8/6
Decoration Three moulded rings around the edge of the discus. Single volutes on each side of the nozzle. Orange wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, some of the wash has worn in places. There is a large amount of white/grey deposit, including an amount making the filling hole smaller.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 50-100 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Left side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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H.: 2.4; L.: 9.8; D.: 7.0; D.B.: 3.7 Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 50-100 AD Prov.: Cyprus. According to Oziol, this model was very common at Salamis (1977, p. 115). Comment: Back of the lamp is deeper than...
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Oblique righ-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Oblique left-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Left side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Front view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Back side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
Comparanda Oziol #272; CCA 9 #218- 219
Bibliography Oziol, Th., ‘Les Lampes du Musée de Chypre’, Series Salamine de Chypre 7, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1977; Schürmann, Wolfgang, ‘Katalog der Kyprischen Antiken im Badischen Laudesmuseum Karlsruhe’, CCA 9, Paul Åstroms Förlag, Gothenburg, 1984
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height Max 2.4; min 2.2
Diameters 7.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 9.8; base 3.7
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 06.10.2004; 24.01.2007; 2008
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