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Cylindrical Terracotta Lamp with Stamped Monogram
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Title
Cylindrical Terracotta Lamp with Stamped Monogram
Work Type
Ceramics
Material
terracotta (clay material)
Measurements
height 3.9 cm
length 7.5 cm
width 5.7 cm
Description
Provenance and prior publication: Lamp ID #297
Further object details: wheel-made?, terracotta, fabric: fine. Munsell: 2.5 YR 6/6 light red.
Professor Anne Nicogorski, Willamette University, cited with permission:
This red, fictile lamp is cylindrical with a pedestal base. It has a thick nozzle which is deep at the base. It has a pierced side-projection. The pierced fill hole is recessed. The top of the nozzle bears a monogram which is the only decoration. Shape: Round bodied lamp with ring base; cylindrical body with straight side walls; concave top with central fill hole; extended nozzle, rounded at end; pierced triangular side lug on right side. Decoration: Possible red slip on all surfaces. Inscriptions: Stamped monogram on top of nozzle within rectangle (delta eta mu eta) Condition: Intact; burning; minor chips.
Repository
Portland State University Middle East Studies Center
Accession Number
PSU 158 (180)
Rights
Image reproduced with permission from Portland State University Middle East Studies Center
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PSU.158.jpg
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