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Accession_Number 79.1.11
adlib_title Spartan wheel made lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Spreading circular body with long flat nozzle and large oval wick hole and rounded tip. Slight anomaly on the underside of the nozzle. Handle is missing. Flat base with no foot, wheel marks.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Ridge and groove round top opening, Red wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Handle broken off. Damage at mouth of spout. Rough surface on base. Colour on outer surface is worn in places.
Technique/Style wheel made
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date 3 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Spartan lamp.
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2005.01.0295.jpg
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Top view of a Spartan lamp.
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2005.01.0319.jpg
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Oblique view of a Spartan lamp.
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2005.01.0339.jpg
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Front view of a Spartan lamp.
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2005.01.0340.jpg
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Front view of a Spartan lamp.
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Front view of the back of a Spartan lamp.
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Comparanda Q 117-8
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.0
Diameters 5.6
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. (incl. spout) 9.1; base 4.3
Location Greece
Edited_by Alex; Alexandra; Kinsey
Date_edited 19.06.2003; 28.09.2004; 09.01.2006
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