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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1608.1
adlib_title wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Small circular body, convex shoulder, concave rim leading to a large circular, central filling hole. Flat long nozzle with slightly down-turned oval wick hole and a rounded tip. Small circular strait sided foot with flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Dark red wash, lighter on the shoulder. Wire cutting marks on the base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, chips all around the edge of the foot, on the left hand side of the shoulder, filling hole rim, on the top of the nozzle and at the end of the nozzle. Wash worn and chiped in places, deposit mostly on interior.
Technique/Style Wheelmade
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a lamp.
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Top view of the top of a lamp.
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Top view of the bottom of a lamp.
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Oblique view of a lamp.
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Front view of the side of a lamp.
Comparanda cf. RM.25.53.79 and RM.1605.64 (last is smaller)
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.6
Diameters Body 5.3
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 7.5; base 3.2
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 20.10.2004
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