University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:32-36-51
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Minturnae
Locus: Theatre
Date Made: late 1st century - early 2nd century
Early Date: 50
Late Date: 150
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 3 cm
Length: 10 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Minturnae (Italy) Expedition, 1932
Other Number:3775 - Field No SF

Description

Moldmade Italic Volute Lamp. Lamp with rounded voluted nozzle (Loeschke Type IV). Buff clay with chocolate brown glaze. Decorated on discus: Bust of Zeus wearing chiton, and hair and beard in fringe of curls round his face -- in front of him is his eagle looking to left, with wings spread, standing on a conventional thunderbolt (see Walter's n. 751). Nozzle, handle broken -- mended. Potter's stamp M.


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