Terracotta oil lamp


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Mold-made. Large discus: rosette with twelve petals, interspersed with stylized buds, radiating from a central handle or suspension knob, flanked by two filling holes facing each of the nozzles. Narrow, sloping shoulder. Large volutes flanking nozzles, with large wick holes. Double base ring, and flat base with central circle as maker's mark.

Front of one nozzle and top of central handle missing; small chip broken and repaired on underside of surviving nozzle.

Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

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