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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1604.1
adlib_title Corinthian wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body with small convex shoulder leading to a large circular filling hole. Nozzle is straight sided with a slightly dipped tip, level top and a oval wick hole. Handle was a horizontal band handle around the back. Base is circular, large and has a very slight depression.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5Y 8/3
Decoration Orange-red slip, grey in places, especially on the interior.
Inscriptions
Condition Large part of handle missing, most of the wash has worn off. Slight hairline crack in the base, rust coloured mark on the front right of the body.
Technique/Style Wheelmade
Provenance Corinth
Period Classical
Date
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0126.jpg
2003.93.0126.jpg
Oblique view of a Corinthian lamp, showing broken handle.
2005.01.0200.jpg
2005.01.0200.jpg
Top view of the top of a Corinthian lamp, showing broken handle.
2005.01.0201.jpg
2005.01.0201.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a Corinthian lamp, showing broken handle.
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2005.01.0232.jpg
Oblique view of a Corinthian lamp, showing broken handle.
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2005.01.0251.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian lamp.
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2005.01.0252.jpg
Front view of a Corinthian lamp.
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Beazley_DB
Height 2.4
Diameters 5.0
Handle_height Broken 1.8
Other_dims. L.incl. Nozzle 6.5
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 14.08.2002; 11.11.2004
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