Terracotta oil lamp


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Loeschcke Type 4. Mold-made. Discus: in high relief, Apollo or Muse, heavily draped, facing forward, playing lyre; short ground line below; a single filling hole towards left edge; band of lines and grooves around edge. Volutes flanking nozzle. Incised base ring, and slightly convex base, with central raised stamp: the letter R in reverse.

Broken and repaired around underside of nozzle, but complete.

Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

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