1. A lighting device comprisinga light transmitting housing and
a solid state light source carrier arranged inside the housing, characterized in that the carrier includes
a cylindrical support having two polygon base surfaces and a number of side surfaces, at least a first side surface and a second side surface, and
a flexible circuit strip having a plurality of solid state light sources mounted thereon, the strip being wrapped around the cylindrical support so that the strip extends at least once across each base surface, and extends at least once across each side surface and said strip extends from the first side surface to the second side surface across a base surface.