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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1613.1
adlib_title mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Circular shallow body with rounded convex shoulder leading to a concave discus with two small filling/air holes along a central axis. Nozzle is of an average length with a rounded wick hole. large un-pierced pinched vertical handle, small circular, slightly concave demarcated base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Dark red wash all over, around the discus is a rope effect pattern, the relief on the discus is obscured. The base has a raised ring around it which leads off up the back of the lamp towards the handle. Either side of the nozzle appear to be the start of a volute.
Inscriptions
Condition Missing most of the nozzle, small amount of wick hole visiably blackened, probably from use. Large amount of white - grey deposit on the interior, small amount on the exterior, concentrated mostly around the discus.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view of a lamp.
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Top view 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 a lamp.
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Front view of a lamp.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.5
Diameters 6.2
Handle_height 3.1
Other_dims. L. incl. Handle and broken nozzle 10.1; base widest 3.5
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 14.08.2002; 08.11.2004
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