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SHM 14305(a):0006 :: Lamp

Object description
Mould-made lamp. Circular shape with long nozzle and biconical body. Flat base. Circular filling-hole with encircling ridge. Wide, slightly sloping shoulder decorated with an encircling wreath, radial ridges, leaves and a palmette at the base of wick holder, all in relief. Two side knobs. Relief ornament at upper side of the wick-holder. Reddish clay, buff slip.
  • Data elements
Inventory number
SHM 14305(a):0006
Object
Lamp
Object, Swedish
Lampa
Place - Findspot
Cyprus.
Material
Terracotta.
Material, Swedish
Terrakotta; Keramik; Lera
Acquisition
From the collection of T.J. Arne, collected in 1907.
Description
Mould-made lamp. Circular shape with long nozzle and biconical body. Flat base. Circular filling-hole with encircling ridge. Wide, slightly sloping shoulder decorated with an encircling wreath, radial ridges, leaves and a palmette at the base of wick holder, all in relief. Two side knobs. Relief ornament at upper side of the wick-holder. Reddish clay, buff slip.
Condition
Fragment of nozzle missing. Burnt at nozzle.
Period
Hellenistic.
Name - Acquired from
Arne, Ture J:son (1879-05-07 - 1965-08-02), Archaeologist
alt
Description

Ture Arne Johnson, born May 7, 1879 in Söderköping, died 2 August 1965, Swedish archaeologist.

PhD in Uppsala in 1914 with the thesis "La Suède et l'Orient, études sur les relations archéologiques de la Suède et de l'Orient pendant l'Age des Vikings". Arne's field of work was mainly the contacts between Scandinavia and the early Russia.

Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Source, Wikip. - is desc. by
sv.wikipedia.org
Source, Kulturnav - same as
kulturnav.org
Statens Historiska museum
Source - http
collections.smvk.se, www.historiska.se
Source, Kulturnav - same as
kulturnav.org
Comments
EJ KLAR! Fotograferas. Close to Vessbergs’ type 5a. Part of the comparative collection. Other objects have the same number, therefore (a) is added in the inventory number.
Length / Längd
9,5 cm
Height / Höjd
3,5 cm
Width / Bredd
6,8 cm
Dimensions
H. 3.5 cm, W. 6.8 cm, L. 9.5 cm
Need of treat
1
Date - Registration
2008-04-29