University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 40-38-34
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 100-199 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 2.95cm
Length: 9.7cm
Width: 6.6cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Horace Sellers, 1940

Description

Circular lamp with heart shaped nozzle with fill hole, and pierced handle with two incised parallel lines. Disc concave and undecorated with fill hole in center; disc defined by two deep incised lines; base defined and with potter's stamp in pedila; crack extends around body wall of lamp. Light yellow clay with dull brown glaze. Mould made.


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