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Accession_Number 79.1.14
adlib_title North Italian moulded ? lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description large circular shape with a short rounded nozzle. Three bisected un-pierced lugs placed on the shoulder of the lamp equidistantly. The discus is sunken and there is a moulded rim to the discus which runs all the way around the wick hole in a continuous form. The wick hole and the filling hole are the same size and are in line with each other, there is also what appears to be an air hole in-between the channel of moulding. There is a ring base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric North Italian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/8
Decoration
Inscriptions VIBIANI
Condition Complete and intact. End of nozzle blackened due to use. A few chips around rim.
Technique/Style Moulded ?
Provenance Ratisbon
Period Roman
Date 150 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2005.01.0290.jpg
Top view of a North Italian lamp.
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2005.01.0291.jpg
2005.01.0291.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a North Italian lamp.
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2005.01.0317.jpg
2005.01.0317.jpg
Oblique view of a North Italian lamp.
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2005.01.0335.jpg
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Front view of a North Italian lamp.
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Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.2; of nozzle 2.4
Diameters 7.7
Handle_height
Other_dims. L.with nozzle 8.9; base 4.7
Location Education
Edited_by Alex; Alexandra; Kinsey
Date_edited 19.06.2003; 24.09.2004; 06.01.2006
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