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Accession_Number 78.12.8
adlib_title Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body, small convex shoulder with a slightly concave discus, two small holes on the discus, one on the central axis, the other just slightly off to the left. The nozzle is small and flat with a rounded tip and a circular wick hole, just off centre. Vertical handle extending towards the base at the back with a small hole though the centre. Demarcated base is flat except for a small depression.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Orange clay with some white inclusions
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration On shoulder is an egg and dart pattern, interrupted by the handle and the nozzle. on the discus is a moulded design perhaps of Odysseus under a ram. Red wash all over exterior.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. Wash is worn in most areas, White and grey deposits in patches over the base, handle and nozzle.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus
Period Roman
Date 1-2 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 of a Cypriote lamp.
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Over head view of a Cypriote lamp.
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H.: 2.7; H. incl. Handle: 4.8; L.: 9.9; D.: 7.4; D.B.: 4.8 Techn.: Mould Made Class: Plain Per.: Roman 1st-2nd century AD Prov.: Cyprus Comment: An egg and dart motif around the shoulder. Ram and a man holding onto the...
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Oblique right-side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Overhead 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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Back view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Right side view of a Cypriote lamp.
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Front view of a Cypriote lamp.
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View of the base of a Cypriote lamp.
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Over-head view of a Cypriote lamp.
Comparanda See Above 78.12.1; BM III 2483; Oziol (1977) #608, 687
Bibliography Oziol, Th., ‘Les Lampes du Musée de Chypre’, Series Salamine de Chypre 7, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1977
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.7 With handle 4.8
Diameters 7.4
Handle_height 4.0
Other_dims. L. incl. handle and nozzle 9.9; base 4.8
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 06.10.2004; 24.01.2007; 18.11.2008
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