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Accession_Number L.2011.1.36
adlib_title black glaze? lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Almost complete, with handle and nozzle, only one shoulder missing.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/2
Decoration Image of a winged Eros holding a shell in left hand and an object in the right hand (alabastron?). Volute patterning between body and nozzle.
Inscriptions Inscription on base GABINIA. Bonnet, group IB, from Tunisia
Condition Fragmented, very worn and covered in light brown sediment inside and out
Technique/Style black glaze?
Provenance Carthage
Period Roman
Date I- first half II AD
Dating_details Inscription pre 140 AD (Bonnet)
Artist
Attribution Deneuve J., Lampes de Carthage: type VD, rounded nozzle with simple volutes (=Vindonissa, type V)
Image
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Oblique view of an incomplete lamp.
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Top view of an incomplete lamp.
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Top view of an incomplete lamp.
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Oblique view of an incomplete lamp.
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Oblique view of an incomplete lamp.
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Front view of an incomplete lamp.
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Front view of an incomplete lamp.
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Front view of an incomplete lamp.
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Front view of an incomplete lamp.
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Top view of an incomplete lamp.
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Top view of an incomplete lamp.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Deneuve, pl.LX, no 588; for the inscription CIL: VIII, 22644-114; J. Bonnet, Lampes ceramiques signees,173.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.8
Diameters
Handle_height 3.7
Other_dims. L: 11.3; W: 6.1; depth: 2.4
Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Charley Chamberlain and Alice Honey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 18/2/2011; 05.04.2017
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