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Maker(s) &
Production:

, Attica, Athens

Production
Note:

black-glazed

Category:

lighting equipment

Name:

lamp

Date:

about 450 B.C.
Cf BM Catalogue of Lamps I, Q45, for an Athenian version (but with a defined foot) and Q 662 and 664 for Sicilian examples. The clay of this example 'looks' Attic but the footless shape is not easily parallelled in Athens.

Description:

Black-slipped lamp with shallow, wheel-made body, no foot and angular band handle. Resting surface is reserved.

Find Spot:

Algeria

Dimension(s):

height, 11, cm
diameter, 5.9, cm

Acquisition:

given; 2010; Zangwill, Shirley

Accession:

Object Number: GR.6.2010
(Antiquities)
(record id: 176656; input: 2010-05-20; modified: 2012-05-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/176656