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Lamp

Object Details

Title:

Lamp

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Greek

Place:

Anatolia (Place Created)

Date:

1st century A.D.

Medium:

Terracotta

Object Number:

83.AQ.377.351

Dimensions:

3.6 × 8.1 × 12.2 cm (1 7/16 × 3 3/16 × 4 13/16 in.)

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Object Description

Discus Iconography: Plain discus.

Description: Moldmade. Ribbon handle with median groove. Biconvex body. Two nearly rectangular side-lugs, each with two small volutes and a row of small beads. Shoulder with egg-and-tongue pattern. Circular grooved ridge separating shoulder from discus. Flat-bottomed discus; central filling-hole surrounded by a flat ring. Medium-length nozzle; flat circular plate around wick-hole. Circular raised base-ring.

Type: Side-lugged Asia Minor type