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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.78
adlib_title Perhaps Etruscan black glaze lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular shallow body, concave shoulder leading to a large filling hole. Beginnings of a band handle. Wide shallow nozzle tilts slightly upwards, large oval wick hole. flat unlimited base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Etruscan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Black glaze all over interior and exterior.
Inscriptions
Condition Handle missing. Surface in good condition, glaze remains all over, a few small chips, one between handle joints has two radiating hairline fractures. Small amount of deposit on interior.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date 6 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view from above of a black-glazed lamp
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Top view of a black-glazed lamp.
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Bottom view of a black-glazed lamp.
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Oblique view from above of a black-glazed lamp.
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Profile view of the left side of a black-glazed lamp.
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Profile view of the right side of a black-glazed lamp.
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Profile view of the back of a Corinthian black-glazed lamp.
Comparanda Cf. REDMG:1964.1617
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 1.8
Diameters 6.1
Handle_height Remains 1.4
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 8.3
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra; Joana Varela
Date_edited 14.08.2002; 25.10.2004; 05.04.2017
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