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Accession_Number L.2011.1.43
adlib_title African Red Slip lamp fragment
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Fragment of shoulder and central discus.
Material Terracotta
Fabric African Red Slip
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/6
Decoration On the shoulder floral pattern (quatrefoil figures). In the central discus part of a cross symbol, possibly a chi-rho monogram.
Inscriptions
Condition Fragmented, very worn, burnt in one corner and covered in a light brown sediment
Technique/Style
Provenance Carthage
Period Late Roman
Date 440-550 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution For the decoration of the central discus, see the Catalogue of British Museum, vol. III, group I(c)iii, no Q1759. For the quatrefoil pattern on the shoulder, compare to Q1768, Ennabli type I4.
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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: 7.3; W: 3.3; D: 1.9
Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Charley Chamberlain and Alice Honey; Marta; Joana Varela
Date_edited 15/08/2011; 05.04.2017
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