University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS389
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Tunisia
Date Made: 5th century BC - 4th century BC
Early Date: -499
Late Date: -300
Height: 4.5cm
Length: 13.3cm
Outside Diameter:8cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Charles Platt Jr., 1898


Parts of two different lamps put together with cement. 1) From handle to outer part of discus. Pinch handle, not pierced. Raised circle around base (curvilinear design within) and raised spine connecting it with handle. On discus in releif a soldier, helmetted head and feet protruding from circular shield decorated with raised circles. In border around discus are designs in releif: a square, a heart or ivy leaf, a curvilinear design. Medium red clay, no glaze. 2) Nozzle only, undecorated, with broad channel from discus and large wick-hole. Brown clay.


[Book] Rumpf, Andreas. 1927. Chalkidische Vasen.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. Attic Vases from Orvieto. The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 147-161.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1913. Kleine schriften. vol. II (1912-1913).View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).View Objects cited in this Publication

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