Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 44-12-8
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Mediterranean
Date Made 2nd half of 1st century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Mould Made
Iconography Roman God | Discus

Bird's Head Lamp with figured discus. Hard, light red clay, micaceous impurities. Dull red glaze. Discus: Nude Man with staff. Handle missing. Moldmade terracotta lamp with Roman God on Discus

Height 3 cm
Length 10 cm
Outside Diameter 6.2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. John Markoe, 1944

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