Terracotta oil lamp


Not on view

Loeschcke Type 4. Mold-made. Discus: in relief, four-petalled rosette, with four long stems and buds alternating with petals; a single small filling hole at center; band of lines and grooves around edge. Undecorated, horizontal shoulder; two elongated knobs at sides. Heart-shaped nozzle. Raised base ring, flanked by two incised circles, and flat base.

Intact; a small, jagged lump of clay on discus.

Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

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