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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1610.1
adlib_title mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Ovoid body, convex shoulder, medium rounded filling hole in the centre at the highest point. Nozzle is part of the body and is the most acute angle, elongated oval wick hole piercing the body. Irregular flat lateral pinched handle, base is a slightly raised ring mirroring the ovoid shape of the body.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/6
Decoration Four raised lines run along the frontal ridge of the lamp from the filing hole down to the wick hole. Surface is reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, many small chips in the surface, grey deposit over large amounts of the exterior and interior. Large amount of blackening around the nozzle, probably from use. Remains of a modern candle in the reservoir.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0118.jpg
2003.93.0118.jpg
Oblique right side view of Corinthian mouldmade lamp.
2005.01.0208.jpg
2005.01.0208.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian mouldmade map.
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2005.01.0209.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian mouldmade map.
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2005.01.0236.jpg
Oblique left side view of Corinthian mouldmade map.
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2005.01.0237.jpg
Oblique left side view of Corinthian mouldmade map.
2005.01.0238.jpg
2005.01.0238.jpg
Oblique left side view of Corinthian mouldmade map.
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2005.01.0257.jpg
Left side view of Corinthian mouldmade map.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.3
Diameters 7.6
Handle_height 2.9
Other_dims. L. incl. handle and nozzle 10.0; base min. 3.2; max. 6.1
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra; Amy
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 25.10.2004
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