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Accession_Number 78.12.9
adlib_title Perhaps Italian mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Large, deep, circular body, small convex shoulder, concave discus with a small filling hole at the center. Medium flat nozzle (broken) concave sides with a small air hole at the base of the nozzle, the start of a rounded tip with a circular wick hole. Space for handle. Circular flat delineated base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Italian
Fabric_description very light ware.
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Three moulded rings around the discus, single volutes on either side of the nozzle. Brown-red wash all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Handle completely missing, left side of the nozzle is missing. Wash is worn and chipped in places, large amount of white-grey deposit mainly on the base and the interior, blocking air hole.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance
Period
Date 50-100 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2005.01.0115.jpg
Top view of an perhaps Italian lamp, showing broken areas and three moulded rings around the discus.
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2005.01.0116.jpg
Top view of the bottom of an perhaps Italian lamp.
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2005.01.0152.jpg
Oblique view of an perhaps Italian lamp, showing broken areas and three moulded rings around the discus.
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2005.01.0179.jpg
Front view of the bottom of an perhaps Italian lamp.
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2005.01.0180.jpg
Front view of the bottom of an perhaps Italian lamp.
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2005.01.0181.jpg
Front view of the bottom of an perhaps Italian lamp, showing the broken area where the handle would have been attached.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.0
Diameters 8.8
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 11.6; base 5.3
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Alexandra; Joana Varela
Date_edited 19.10.2004; 05.04.2017
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