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Accession_Number 78.12.6
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Shallow circular body with slightly concave discus with small circular filling hole and a shallow circular base. Short flat nozzle with concave sides and a rounded tip, large circular wick hole.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Brownish beige clay with no visible inclusions.
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Two moulded rings frame the discus, within is a moulded figure of a stag running towards the right. Single volutes on each side of the nozzle. red-brown wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, Wash and some of the decoration is very worn. ther area around the nozzle has largly lost most of its wash, however there are traces of black indicating usage. Some white deposit on the base and a small amount on the discus.
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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2005.01.0289.jpg
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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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Detail of a Cypriote lamp, showing the tondo.
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View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
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2008.99.0747.jpg
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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Comparanda BM III Q1517, Q2407; Oziol (1977) #346-353; CCA 17 #296
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; Mee, Christopher, Louise Steel, ‘The Cypriote Collections in the University of Liverpool and the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum’, CCA 17, Paul Åstroms Förlag, Jonsered, 1998
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.3
Diameters 6.2
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. with nozzle 9.3; Base 3.5
Location Household
Edited_by Lorraine; Sarah; Alexandra; Kinsey; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 10.07.2003; 22.07.2003; 24.09.2004; 09.01.2006; 24.01.2007; 18.11.2008
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