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Object Number:
97-123-37
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Rome (Italy)
Locus:
Trinita di Monti Convent
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
50-1 BC
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
-1
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Glazed
Stamped
Iconography:
Oak Leaf
Description:
Blunt nozzle figure lamp. Prototype of the "bird's head" lamps. Hard, well lev. light buff clay, micacous imp. Orange-red glaze. Discus: Oak (?) leaves. 5 double conc. circle stamps, in cross comp. on base. Handle piece of nozzle missing
Height:
4.3cm
Length:
10.5cm
Width:
8.5cm
Outside Diamater:
6.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Other Number:
L-123-37   -   Old Museum Number
28665   -   ANSP Number
12   -   Other Number

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