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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1605.1
adlib_title wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Small Circular body, convex shoulder, rim of large central filling hole is concave. Large flat nozzle, rounded tip with a large oval wick hole. Small slightly splayed circular foot. Slight anomaly at the bottom of the reservoir.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/4
Decoration Red wash all over, slightly lighter in places. Wire cutting marks on base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, chip in filling hole rim, top of wick hole, left side of nozzle, left side of body and two chips on the foot. Wash worn and chipped.
Technique/Style Wheelmade
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0130.jpg
2003.93.0130.jpg
Oblique view of a lamp.
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2005.01.0202.jpg
2005.01.0202.jpg
Top view of the top of a lamp.
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2005.01.0203.jpg
2005.01.0203.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a lamp.
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2005.01.0233.jpg
2005.01.0233.jpg
Oblique view of a lamp.
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2005.01.0253.jpg
2005.01.0253.jpg
Front view of the side of a lamp.
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Comparanda cf Rm.1608.64, RM.25.53.79 (slightly larger)
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.3
Diameters 4.6
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 6.5; base 2.9
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 20.10.2004
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