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Accession_Number 79.1.1
adlib_title Perhaps Roman wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Deep Circular body, concave discus with a wide filling hole. Flat nozzle with an oval wick hole. Small pierced lug on the right hand side of the lamp. Circular foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Roman
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 6/3
Decoration Black glaze on exterior and interior, red in parts.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, small chip on the rim of the discus and one on the edge of the foot. Small hole on the base of the foot, black glaze is almost all worn off.
Technique/Style Wheelmade
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date 3 c
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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Top view of the bottom of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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2005.01.0055.jpg
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Oblique view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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Front view of a perhaps Roman lamp.
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Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.6
Diameters 6.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. Incl. Nozzle 8.6; base 3.4
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Lorraine; Alexandra; Joana Varela
Date_edited 10.07.2003; 29.09.2004; 05.04.2017
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