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Accession_Number 78.12.7
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Shallow circular body, small shoulder with concave discus with a small filling hole just off the centre of the discus. Medium nozzle, flat with concave sides, rounded tip and central circular wick hole. Base is unmarked, circular and slightly concave. Right hand stands slightly taller than the left.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Dull orangy pink clay
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Radiating pattern on the outer edge of the discus, single volutes on both sided of the nozzle. Red wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, decoration and wash worn in places. White deposit all over, especially on the interior, nozzle tip blackened, probably due to use.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 1 c. 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
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H.: 2.2; L.: 8.8; D.: 6.4; D.B.: 3.3 Techn.: Mould made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 1st century AD Prov.: Cyprus Comment: Slightly concave base. Radiating pattern is set on the outer edge of the discus. Single volutes on either side...
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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.
Comparanda For shape, see 78.12.21
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.2
Diameters 6.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 8.8; base 3.3
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 19.10.2004; 24.01.2007; 18.11.2008
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