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Accession_Number 79.1.5
adlib_title Cnidian grey painted ware ? lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body with convex shoulder and a concave discus with small filling hole. Small raised protruding foot with flat base. Large vertical handle with one incised line along the length of it and a second band laying across the handle at the highest point, also with an incision along it. Long spout with irregular splayed tip, large oval wick hole. joining lines of the handle and the nozzle are apparent.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cnidian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5Y 4/1
Decoration Single band incision along the handle, both on the top side and the underside. A band across the handle at the highest point which does not reach all the way around the handle but does have an incision along it.
Inscriptions
Condition intact, chipped at the tip of the nozzle. Joind of the handle and the nozzle are rough, small ammount of white deposit.
Technique/Style Grey painted ware ?
Provenance Knidos
Period Late Hellenistic
Date 2-1 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Knidian lamp, showing the band across the handle.
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Top view of the bottom of a Knidian lamp.
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Oblique view of a Knidian lamp, showing the band across the handle.
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Front view of a Knidian lamp, showing the band across the handle.
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Front view of a Knidian lamp, showing the band across the handle.
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Front view of a Knidian lamp, showing the nozzle.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.5
Diameters Body 6.2; base 4.1
Handle_height 5.1
Other_dims. L. [incl. handle and spout] 10.8; Nozzle 3.7
Location Greece
Edited_by Alex; Sarah; Alexandra; Kinsey
Date_edited 19.06.2003; 22.07.2003; 28.09.2004; 09.01.2006
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