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Lamp

Object Number:MS5925
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 1st century
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Mould-Made
Length: 9 cm
Outside Diameter:8 cm

Description

Most of upper half of mold-made lamp. Bit of shoulder and front half of wick-hole missing. Thick pinch handle, not pierced. Plain discus. Shoulder decorated with 4 rows of very closely spaced raised dots. Very thick fabric, fine hard buff clay. Traces of pale red wash especially on interior.

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