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1 Lamp Finder Decision Tree ILC III Heidelberg 9-2009

2 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 2 GOALS Lamp Identification Tool, using a decision tree methodology Easy to use for field / cataloger use Web interface Provide general date ranges and visual examples for key types.

3 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 3 GOALS (2) Reliable manufacturer origin and date range data for the most representative lamp types. Documented references to context-dated parallels, for reliable use in publication.

4 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 4 Typology All existing typologies should be provided for cross-reference, but no attempt will be made to superimpose a new typology.

5 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 5 PHASE 1: SHAPE ANALYSIS Feature trees for –General Shape (fuel chamber form) –Nozzle –Disc –Handle –Shoulder –Base Useful for fragments and intact lamps

6 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 6 PHASE 2: FABRIC ANALYSIS Feature trees for –Fabric Color & Quality –Glaze /Slip –Manufacturer Quality

7 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 7 PHASE 3: MOTIF ANALYSIS Possibly Feature trees for –Signatures –Symbols and Motifs

8 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 8 Online Format Always online at Lampdex.org New portions added incrementally as the Decision Tree grows. Contributions are welcome - send to kgarnett@garlic.com.

9 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 9 How to contribute For each sample, send: –JPG image: Top (with mm scale), –(additional optional images): Right profile, Back profile and Base images. hi-res images at 300 dpi resolution. Images will be resized and converted to screen resolution for the web. –Description detail, include inv number –Context, date and published parallels.

10 Lamp Finder 200909ILC III Heidelberg Page 10 Suggestions Welcome Contact Karen Garnett: –karen@garlic.comkaren@garlic.com


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