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Oil lamp

Material Information

Oil lamp
Physical Location:
Box 10, Item 134


Subjects / Keywords:
Lamps, Ancient ( lcsh )
3D model -- Local
oil lamps ( aat )


Lamp is decorated with raised tracings of leaves, grapes, flowers and birds. Base is a ridge in a teardrop shape, which replicates the shape of the perimeter of the lamp itself. Handle rises from the back of the lamp in a C-shape, curving toward the fill hole. A trough defined by the rim of the fill hole and a ridge drains to the nozzle.
Additional Physical Form:
1 lamp : clay ; 4.9 x 9.5 x 7.0.
Yizhar Hirschfeld, The Roman Baths at Hammat Gader, 1997 ; Colt Archaeological Institute, Excavations at Nessana, 1962.
General Note:
Color: Brown
General Note:
Discovery Location: Eastern Mediterranean.
Creation/Production Credits:
The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
The University of South Florida Libraries believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries.
Resource Identifier:
R30-00134 ( USFLDC DOI )
r30.134 ( USFLDC Handle )

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