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Accession_Number L.2011.1.48
adlib_title lamp, deneuve type viia or b
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Deneuve type VIIA or B. Circular shape, with a small handle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 4/6
Decoration In the central discus one reclining figure recumbent on its right side; right leg bent, left leg outstretched. Behind the legs a fish tail. At the back of the figure a drapery, like a semi-circular frame around the head. (possibly a Nereid riding a sea-bull?). On the edge parallel lines in low-relief. On the underneath inscription and a small half-moon shaped stamp.
Inscriptions On the underneath inscription 'L M ADIEC': CIL: VIII, 22644-219; Bonnet, 138, group IA.
Condition Scorched around the spout, and very worn and covered in beige sediment
Technique/Style
Provenance Carthage
Period Roman
Date I AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution Deneuve type VII A o B;For the scene in the central discus, a Nereid riding a sea-bull, see the Catalogue of British Museum, vol. II, group I(b)x (Followers of Neptune), no Q886 type B
Image
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Oblique view of a lamp.
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Top view of a lamp.
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Top view of a lamp.
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Oblique view of a lamp.
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Front view of a lamp.
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Front view of a lamp.
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Front view of a lamp.
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Front view of a lamp.
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Top view of a lamp.
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Oblique view of a lamp.
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Oblique view of a lamp.
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Oblique view of a lamp.
Comparanda Catalogue of British Museum, vol. II, no 835-839
Bibliography Catalogue of the Lamps in British Museum, vol II, 31; J. Bonnet, Lampes ceramiques signees; J.Deneauve, Lampes de Carthage, 90.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.4, with handle 4.7
Diameters
Handle_height 4.0
Other_dims. L:9.3; W: 6.6; depth: 2.6
Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Charley Chamberlain and Alice Honey; Marta; Joana Varela
Date_edited 15/08/2011; 24.04.2017
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