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Lamp

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
Height: 4.3 cm
Length: 10.5 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Outside Diameter:6.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-123-37 - Old Museum Number
28665 - ANSP Number
12 - Other Number

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

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