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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1609.1
adlib_title mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Ovoid body with handle and nozzle included in the shape. Flat shoulder, raised rim of discus and slightly sunken discus with filling hole just off the central axis to the front right. Small straight sided nozzle, rounded tip with large, slightly oval wick hole. Small pinched vertical handle attaching from the discus down towards the base. Small unmarked circular base, slightly concave. joining marks still distinguishable.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description Many small inclusions.
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/8
Decoration Viewed from the nozzle; circular raised moulded rings around the discus, moulded decoration within however indistinguishable. two bands on the crest of the handle. Moulded line from the handle going across the discus decoration and ending to the right of the nozzle.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, moulded decoration very worn, small superficial cracks on the base (these could have been caused during it's making). Large amount of dark deposit on the surface.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0123.jpg
2003.93.0123.jpg
Front view of the side of a lamp.
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2005.01.0206.jpg
2005.01.0206.jpg
Top view of the top of a lamp.
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2005.01.0207.jpg
2005.01.0207.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a lamp.
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2005.01.0235.jpg
2005.01.0235.jpg
Oblique view of a lamp.
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2005.01.0255.jpg
2005.01.0255.jpg
Front view of the side of a lamp.
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2005.01.0256.jpg
2005.01.0256.jpg
Front view of the side of a lamp.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.0
Diameters 6.4
Handle_height 4.0
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle and handle 9.0; base 3.5
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 20.10.2004
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