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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1612.1
adlib_title black glaze lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Main body; circular with long nozzle, low girth, rim of large circular filling hole is stepped down from the shoulder. Nozzle is smooth and cylindrical with one side deeper than the other. Large circular, high vertical handle attached to the shoulder opposite the nozzle. Small slightly of centre foot is circular and has a concave base. Kick on the interior of the base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/6
Decoration Black glaze all over, ridge along the crest of the handle
Inscriptions
Condition End of nozzle completely broken off, Handle has numerous chips, glaze is worn and chipped in places. White deposit over the base, handle and nozzle.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Corinth
Period Graeco-Roman
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a black-glazed lamp.
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Bottom view of a black-glazed lamp.
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Oblique left side view of a black-glazed lamp.
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Left side view of a black-glazed lamp.
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Right side view of a black-glazed lamp.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.3
Diameters 5.4
Handle_height 3.7
Other_dims. L. incl. Handle and nozzle 10.6; base 3.4
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 11.11.2004
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