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Accession_Number L.2011.1.42
adlib_title lamp fragment
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Lamp fragment, with one shoulder and part of the central discus, with filling-hole.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/4
Decoration Decorative pattern in low-relief on the edge of the body (floral, with two six-foils alternated to little plaints, and another one inscribed in a square); decoration in low-relief on the central discus.
Inscriptions
Condition fragmented, worn and some white sediment on the underside and sides
Technique/Style
Provenance Carthage
Period Late Roman
Date 440-550 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution For the shoulder decoration comparisons in the Catalogue of the British Museum, no Q1765
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Oblique view of a lamp fragment.
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Front view of a lamp fragment.
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Front view of a lamp fragment.
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Top view of a lamp fragment.
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Top view of a lamp fragment.
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Oblique view of a lamp fragment.
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Comparanda
Bibliography Catalogue of the Lamps in British Museum, vol III.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L: 6.0; W: 3.0; D: 1.5
Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Charley Chamberlain and Alice Honey; Marta
Date_edited 15/08/2011
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