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Lamp

Object Number:MS5928
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 1st century
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Signature
Length: 7.5 cm
Outside Diameter:6.5 cm

Description

End of nozzle and wick-hole missing, otherwise intact. Prominent raised rim around discus extending along channel on top of nozzle. A protuberance at ca. 4 o'clock and at 8 o'clock on shoulder. An indecipherable signature on bottom. Light brown clay, surface much worn.

Bibliography:

[Book] Broneer, Oscar. 1930. Terracotta Lamps.. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. Vol. 4, 2. pg. 339 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Type XXVIView Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Perlzweig, Judith. 1961. The Athenian Agora: Lamps of the Roman Period: First to Seventh Century after Christ.. Vol. 7. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 120View Objects related to this Type Citation

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