Terracotta oil lamp
Not on view
Loeschcke Type 4. Mold-made. Discus: a single, slightly off-center filling hole, surrounded by a raised circle and a frieze band containing gladiatorial equipment: a helmet, a curved sword, a pair of greaves, and a rectangular shield; band of two grooves towards edge; narrow, plain, horizontal shoulder. Volutes flanking nozzle, with large wick hole. Incised base ring, and raised, concave base.
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