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Accession_Number 79.1.15
adlib_title moulded lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Fragment of a lamp handle,
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/6
Decoration Handle is the stem of the moulded bunch of grapes, extended from the grapes, to the left, are four round circles resembling fish scales; extended from them are five long, thin leaves resembling feathers. Top right of grapes is an opening; a purpose built hole.
Inscriptions
Condition The fragment is broken to top right of grapes, revealing the underneath jutting out to a point, which has grey, miniscule soil deposits. Decoration is complete to left of grapes but is slighty discoloured due to soil deposits.
Technique/Style Moulded
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.01.0039.jpg
2005.01.0039.jpg
Top view of a fragment of a lamp handle, showing the grape decoration.
2005.01.0040.jpg
2005.01.0040.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a fragment of a lamp handle.
2005.01.0064.jpg
2005.01.0064.jpg
Oblique view of a fragment of a lamp handle, showing the grape decoration.
2005.01.0090.jpg
2005.01.0090.jpg
Front view of a fragment of a lamp handle, showing the grape decoration.
2005.01.0091.jpg
2005.01.0091.jpg
Front view of a fragment of a lamp handle.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 7.1; W. 5.0
Location 5.1.4
Edited_by Lorraine; Alexandra
Date_edited 17.07.2003; 11.11.2004
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