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Lamp

Object Number:MS2417
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Chiusi
Date Made: 1st century
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Mould Made
Iconography:Rider
Biga
Height: 2.9 cm
Length: 11.75 cm
Width: 8.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:276 - Coleman Sale Number

Description

Circular lamp with short volute type nozzle with small wick hole. Handleless with concave disc which is defined by two incised lines, one within the other. Disc decorated in plastic relief with a rider in a biga driving right with ground beneathl beneath ground is fill hole, no evidence of burning. Base defined, but no decoration besides indiscernable incuse stamp. Lamp overall brown glaze. mold made. Broneer Type XXIII

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