Ancient lamps: The collection of Varna Regional Historical Museum (Bulletin of the National Archaeological Institute, vol. 45)
Language: Bulgarian with an extended summary in English 


     The present volume offers to the public, in a most comprehensive form, an analysis of the largest ancient lamp collection in Bulgaria — that of the Regional Historical Museum in Varna (Northeast Bulgaria). The study of the collection resulted in the identification of several large chronological and technological groups of lamps, functioning in a long period  from 7th6th century BC until the early 7th century AD.


Table of contents

1. Clay lamps

1.1. Greek lamps

1.1.1. Wheelmade Greek lamps

1.1.2. Moldmade Greek lamps

1.2. Roman lamps

1.2.1. Moldmade Roman lamps

1.3. Late Antique lamps

1.3.1. Moldmade Late Antique lamps

1.3.2. Wheelmade Late Antique lamps

1.3.3. Handmade Late Antique lamps

1.4. Lamps of special function

2. Bronze lamps

2.1. Roman bronze lamps

2.2. Late Antique bronze lamps

3. Model lapms

4. Molds


5. Catalogue

6. Varia


Summary in English


Антични лампи. Колекция Регионален исторически музей Варна

Publisher National institute of archaeology with museum (Bulgarian academy of sciences)
Language Bulgarian
Pages 400
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-9472-68-4
Creation date 2018
Size 21 x 29 cm

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