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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1606
adlib_title Rhodian red ware, moulded ? lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Small circular body with wick hole almost in the shoulder, just protruding slightly to form a lip. Large circular filling hole, small oval wick hole. raised circular foot with rough edge. At the bottom of the reservoir is a lump, probably from the patrix ?
Material Terracotta
Fabric Rhodian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Shallow groove around the filling hole. Concentric circles on the base, but off centre. Red wash all over the exterior and interior.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact, red wash worn in places, white deposit on exterior and heavily on the interior. Blackening aruond the nozzle due to use.
Technique/Style Red ware, moulded ?
Provenance Corinth
Period Hellenistic
Date 3-2 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.93.0129.jpg
Oblique view of a Rhodian lamp, showing the filling hole.
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2003.93.0192.jpg
Oblique view of a Rhodian lamp, showing the filling hole
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2005.01.0304.jpg
Top view of a Rhodian lamp, showing the filling hole.
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2005.01.0305.jpg
Top view of a Rhodian lamp, showing the base.
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2005.01.0324.jpg
Oblique view of a Rhodian lamp.
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Oblique view of a Rhodian lamp.
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Front view of a Rhodian lamp.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.2
Diameters 4.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. L.with nozzle 4.8; base 2.7
Location Greece
Edited_by Verity/Lorraine; Alexandra
Date_edited 10.07.2003; 24.09.2004
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