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Accession_Number 78.12.5
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Shallow circular body, slight shoulder leading to a large concave discus with a filling hole on the central axis, but further forward. Medium nozzle with concave sides leading to a rounded tip with a circular wick hole. Delineated base, slightly concave. Vertical band around the edge of the whole lamp, probably from joining.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Dull orangy pink clay with no visible inclusions
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Discus is surrounded by three moulded rings, within is a moulded stag, running towards the right. The nozzle is decorated with single volutes on each side that run down the bottom of the nozzle. Pale wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, wash is worn and there are slight chips on the shoulder. Slight blackening at the tip of the nozzle, probably from use.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 75-100 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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H.: 2.2; L.: 8.7; D.: 5.9; D.B.: 3.4 Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 75-100 AD Prov.: Cyprus. According to Oziol, the motif on this lamp was commonly found at Salamis and Nicosia (1977, p. 131). Comment: Slightly concave...
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Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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oblique right-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.
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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 view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Particular of the tondo of a Cypriote lamp.
Comparanda Oziol (1977) #346-353; Oziol (1993) MIÐ 1585; CCA 17 #296
Bibliography 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 2.2
Diameters 5.9
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 8.7; base 3.4
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 18.10.2004; 24.01.2007; 18.11.2008
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