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Accession_Number L.2011.1.44
adlib_title lamp fragment
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Fragment of shoulder with a hand-grip, and of central discus.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/6
Decoration In a lowered band on the shoulder there is a hearth in low-relief, with concentric grooves inside; a piece of a second hearth is on the other side of the bulge. Other decorations in low-relief on the central discus (reversed monogrammed cross?).
Inscriptions
Condition fragmentary, worn, slightly scratched, discolouration from scorching and covered in a light grey sediment
Technique/Style
Provenance Carthage
Period Late Roman
Date ca 400-500 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution For the shoulder decoration see the Catalogue of British Museum, vol. III, no Q1771, pl. 21, fig. 34, with a shoulder-frame hearts (Ennabli M6)
Image
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Top view of a lamp fragment.
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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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Front 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: 5.0; D: 1.5, D with bulge 2.9
Location 6.2
Edited_by Charley Chamberlain and Alice Honey; Marta; Joana Varela
Date_edited 15/08/2011; 03.05.2017
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