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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1611.1
adlib_title mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular body with convex shoulder and small concave discus (filling hole is destroyed). Small deep nozzle rounded tip and sides, medium size circular wick hole. Small vertical handle with piercing, attached to the shoulder and to the body, extending towards the base. Single ring base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 8/4
Decoration Three concentric bands of dots on the shoulder, two moulded lines on the crest of the handle. Covered in red wash.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, centre of discus is obscured by damage, many small chips in the surface. Large amount of grey deposit on the interior and the back of the exterior.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.93.0120.jpg
Oblique view of a lamp, slightly from the top.
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2005.01.0210.jpg
Top view of a lamp.
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2005.01.0211.jpg
Bottom view of a lamp.
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2005.01.0239.jpg
Oblique view of a lamp, from the top.
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2005.01.0258.jpg
Right side view of a lamp.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.8
Diameters 7.1
Handle_height 4.4
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle and handle 9.7; base 3.3
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra; Will
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 25.10.2004; 9.7.2007
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