University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5421
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 100 BC-100 AD
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 100
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Dillwyn Parrish, 1914

Description

Circular handleless lamp with long nozzle and wick hole with evidence of burning; four concentric circles on rim, small chips in body wall; concave disc with fill hole in center, incised lines and raised edge define disc. Around raised edge 19 concentric circles, on base (flat but not defined) is potter's stamp in shape of two feet. Red-orange polish or glaze. Mould-made.


Bibliography:

[Book] British Museum Catalog. : Page/Fig./Plate: #335, p. 200View Objects cited in this Publication

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