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Round Bodied Terracotta Lamp with Dark Green Glaze
Work Type
terracotta (clay material)
height 3.5-4.3 cm
length 8.7 cm
width 6.2 cm
Provenance and Prior Publication: Lamp ID #259
Further Object Details: wheelmade, terracotta, fabric: fine gritty clay
Professor Anne Nicogorski, Willamette University, cited with permission:
This low, bowl-shaped lamp was wheel turned. The open nozzle is wide and the end is broken off. The small handle was folded. The lamp is covered with a pitted green glaze. Shape: Round bodied lamp with flat base; rounded body profile; flat on top with broad central fill hole; raised lip surrounded by shallow circular groove; extended open nozzle; solid rectangular vertical handle folded over on top of shoulder. Decoration: Dark green glaze on top and sides; dribbling onto base. Inscriptions: None. Condition: Mostly complete; missing tip of nozzle; minor surface chips.
Portland State University Middle East Studies Center
Accession Number
PSU 167 (185)
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