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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1601
adlib_title Corinthian wheel made with black glaze. lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular deep body with small shallow nozzle which is slightly up turned at the tip. Large oval wick hole, filing hole is wide and circular, there is no discus. Ribbon handle around the back of the lamp, attaching to the shoulder in two places. Small, slightly uneven foot with a flat base slighitly carrinated.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 7/3
Decoration Black glaze on both the interior and exterior surfaces.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, slight chips around the filling hole andthe handle. Black glaze is worn off in large areas over the lamp on the exterior and interior. Small ammount of whie deposit.
Technique/Style Wheel made with Black Glaze.
Provenance Corinth
Period Late Classical / Early Hellenistic
Date 5-4 c.
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Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a Corinthian lamp.
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Top view of the top of a Corinthian lamp.
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Top view of the bottom of a Corinthian lamp.
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Oblique view of a Corinthian lamp.
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Front view of the side of a Corinthian lamp.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.7
Diameters 4.8; filling hole 2.4
Handle_height 1.8
Other_dims. L. with handle and nozzle inc. 7.5
Location Greece
Edited_by Alexandra/Faye; Alexandra
Date_edited 22.07.2003; 28.09.2004
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