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HW8

Reference: HW8 / Cat. No.

Period: Hellenistic

Origin: Egypt, probably Alexandria area

Date: 250 50 BC

Description:

Jug lamp. Five small holes pierced above wick-hole.


Manufacture: Wheel made.

Size (cm): L. 7.0, W. 4.5, H. 4.7 (ih)

Notes:
Cf. BMC I, Q531-2; Bailey, 6b; Mlasowsky, 15-16; Hayes, 43 (wheelmade), 183-4 (mouldmade); Milns Museum, Queensland, 88.002; Petrie Museum, UC54153, UC54154.


Comments:
This example was thrown on a wheel but the type was also made in moulds.



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Last edited: 30-10-2009

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