Ure Museum Database



Browse
Accession_Number 79.1.7
adlib_title Roman or Cypriote mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Shallow circular body. Flat nozzle with concave sides, large round wick hole and a rounded tip. Concave discus and wide ring base. Small filling hole, just off centre probably due to decoration.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Roman or Cypriote
Fabric_description Brownish-beige clay with no visible inclusions.
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Discus outlined by three moulded rings. Within the discus just below the filling hole; moulded decoration of a galley on waves. Single volutes on the side of each nozzle. Red-brown wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, brownish to black wash waring in places. White deposit on the base and blackening around the nozzle, probably due to use.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Cyprus ?
Period Roman
Date 1 c. AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.01.0302.jpg
2005.01.0302.jpg
Over head of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2005.01.0303.jpg
2005.01.0303.jpg
View of the base of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2005.01.0323.jpg
2005.01.0323.jpg
Oblique left-side view of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2005.01.0347.jpg
2005.01.0347.jpg
Left side view of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2007.99.0164.jpg
2007.99.0164.jpg
Oblique front view from above of a Roman or Cypriote lamp, shoving the nozzle.
->add to myUre
2007.99.0165.jpg
2007.99.0165.jpg
Detail of a Roman or Cypriote lamp showing the nozzle and the.
->add to myUre
2007.99.0166.jpg
2007.99.0166.jpg
Oblique front view from above of a Roman or Cypriote lamp, showing the nozzle and the tondo.
->add to myUre
2007.99.0167.jpg
2007.99.0167.jpg
View of the base of Oblique front view from above of a Roman or Cypriote lamp, showing the nozzle.
->add to myUre
2007.99.0168.jpg
2007.99.0168.jpg
Front view of Oblique front view from above of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2008.99.0760.jpg
2008.99.0760.jpg
View of the base of Oblique front view from above of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2008.99.0761.jpg
2008.99.0761.jpg
Over head view of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2008.99.0762.jpg
2008.99.0762.jpg
Detail of a Roman or Cypriote lamp, showing the tondo.
->add to myUre
2008.99.0763.jpg
2008.99.0763.jpg
Oblique left-side view of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2008.99.0764.jpg
2008.99.0764.jpg
Left side view of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2008.99.0765.jpg
2008.99.0765.jpg
Front view of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2008.99.0766.jpg
2008.99.0766.jpg
Right side view of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
2008.99.0767.jpg
2008.99.0767.jpg
Back side view of a Roman or Cypriote lamp.
->add to myUre
Comparanda Loeschcke #460; BM II Q885; BM III Q2397; Oziol (1977) #299-300
Bibliography Loeschcke, Siegfried, Lampen aus Vindonissa, ein Beitr. Zur Geschichte von Vindonissa und des antiken Beleuchtungswesens, Zürich, 1919; Bailey, D.M., A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum II, British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1980; Bailey, D.M., A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum III, British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1988; Oziol, Th., ‘Les Lampes du Musée de Chypre’, Series Salamine de Chypre 7, E. de Boccard, Paris, 1977
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.5
Diameters 6.1
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. with nozzle 8.7; Base 3.6
Location Warfare
Edited_by Lorraine Cork; Alexandra; Kinsey; Marianne; Marianne; Joana Varela
Date_edited 08.07.03; 24.09.2004; 06.01.2006; 09.02.2007; 18.11.2008; 05.04.2017
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH