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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1603.1
adlib_title Corinthian wheelmade, black glaze lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular deep body with lower body wider than the upper. Flat , slightly concave rim to a large circular filling hole. nozzle is long and flat with small oval wick hole at the tip and a small depression at the end of the tip. Base is flat and circular, wheel or wire marks still exist on the base. Band handle is attached across the back of the lamp.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5Y 8/3
Decoration Traces of a black wash left in places
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, wash mostly worn off, small amount of pitting on the base. Large amount white - grey deposit on the interior, lesser amount on the exterior.
Technique/Style Wheelmade, Black glaze
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date
Dating_details
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 3.2
Diameters 6.2
Handle_height 2.6
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle and handle 10.5; base 5.1
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 14.08.2002; 08.11.2004
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