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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1619.1
adlib_title mouldmade- handmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Rough oval shape, straight sides, slightly upward sloping shoulder, raised rim that runs from the wick hole, around an almost circular discus area and then returns to the wick hole, this rim forms a slight rim for the wick hole too. In the centre of the discus area is small filing hole, the nozzle is deep and in the same form as the body with a large wick hole. Small circular ring base with slight depression. Lamp leans towards the left on the base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description Many small inclusions
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Three slight bumps from the rim, onto the shoulder.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, large chip on the left side of the nozzle, score from the rim to the filling hole, large number of small chips. Grey deposit in areas, small amount of blackening around the nozzle, probably from use.
Technique/Style Mouldmade/ handmade
Provenance Corinth
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0121.jpg
2003.93.0121.jpg
Front view of the side of a lamp.
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2005.01.0222.jpg
2005.01.0222.jpg
Top view of the top of a lamp.
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2005.01.0223.jpg
2005.01.0223.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a lamp.
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2005.01.0245.jpg
2005.01.0245.jpg
Oblique view of a lamp.
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2005.01.0268.jpg
2005.01.0268.jpg
Front view of the side of a lamp.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.5
Diameters 6.5
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl, nozzle 9.8; base 2.9
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 25.10.2004
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