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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1618.1
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 has concave sides, tip is splayed, large oval wick hole. Large circular, high vertical handle attached to the shoulder opposite the nozzle. Small foot is circular and has a concave base very small kick on the interior of the base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description Very light and pale.
Munsell_color 5Y 7/1
Decoration Black wash all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Right side of nozzle tip is missing. Large amount of white-grey deposit all over.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Corinth
Period Roman
Date 1 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Corinthian lamp.
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Bottom view of a Corinthian lamp.
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Oblique left side view of a Corinthian lamp.
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Left side view of a Corinthian lamp.
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Right side view of a Corinthian lamp.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.4
Diameters 5.5
Handle_height 3.4
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle and handle 9.7; base 3.5
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 11.11.2004
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