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Lamp

Object Number:MS2095
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 50-1BC
Early Date: -50
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 5.2 cm
Length: 10 cm
Width: 7 cm
Outside Diameter:6 cm
Other Number:1232 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Transitional type from Hellenistic. Blunt nozzle figure lamp. One single projection at one side of the body (as found in Menzel's "Warzenlampen")/ Soft, well levigated light yellow clay. Dull dark brown glaze. Discus: comic mask. Undecorated potter's stamp. Nozzle missing.

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