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Round Bodied Terracotta Lamp with Ridge and Volute Relief
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Title
Round Bodied Terracotta Lamp with Ridge and Volute Relief
Work Type
Ceramics
Material
terracotta (clay material)
Measurements
height 4.1 cm
length 9 cm
width 7.3 cm
Description
Provenance and Prior Publication: Lamp ID #319
Further Object Details: moldmade, terracotta, fabric: coarse with white and gray inclusions.
Professor Anne Nicogorski, Willamette University, cited with permission:
This fictile, pink lamp has large rays and volutes. The large nozzle is broken. There is a vestigial side-projection on one side. Shape: Round bodied lamp with flat base with slight concave depression in center, set off by circular groove; rounded body profile; broad concave discus set off by circular groove; central fill hole; extended nozzle. Decoration: Traces of red slip on all surfaces (10 R 5/6 red). Relief decoration on top consisting of radiating grooves and ridges on shoulder; raised semi-circular patch with at least two concentric semi-circular grooves on one side; nozzle axis is flat with parallel grooves/ridges; pair of volutes at juncture of nozzle and body. Inscriptions: None. Condition: Nearly complete; end of nozzle broken away; large chip from edge of fill hole; slip very worn; encrusted; pieces of unrelated pottery inside.
Repository
Portland State University Middle East Studies Center
Accession Number
PSU 021 (38)
Rights
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