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Accession_Number 79.1.13
adlib_title German lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Large open lamp, deep circular body with a rounded open nozzle. Vertical ring handle at the back, small moulded ring foot.
Material Terracotta
Fabric German
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 8/2
Decoration Black glaze all over, redish in places probably due to firing.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact, the black glaze has worn considerably in places. Deposit in places, a hairline crack is starting on the nozzle.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown
Period Roman
Date 50-150 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a German lamp.
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Top view of the bottom of a German lamp.
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Oblique view of a German lamp.
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Front view of a German lamp.
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Front view of a German lamp.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.4
Diameters 8.0
Handle_height 4.2
Other_dims. L. incl. handle and nozzle 13.4; base 3.1
Location 5.1.4
Edited_by Lorraine; Alexandra
Date_edited 14.07.2003; 29.09.2004 deposit in pl
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