Terracotta oil lamp

Greek or Roman

Not on view

Mold-made. Small central filling hole, surrounded by a horizontal band. Broad sloping shoulder, decorated with a pattern of dots interspersed with arched lines, surrounded by a raised band around the edge and divided from the nozzle by a cable pattern. Short nozzle, with palmette in relief on top and circular rim to wick hole. Incised circle outside broad, raised base ring, and flat base.

Intact, except for one chip at top, left side of shoulder.

Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Greek or Roman

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