Terracotta oil lamp


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Loeschcke Type 4. Mold-made. Discus: in high relief, Actaeon, standing to front, facing left, being attacked by a hound at left, holding a spear in his left arm, and brandishing a sword in his raised right hand behind his head; flowing drapery over his left arm; stag horns sprouting from his head; a ground line across bottom of discus; a single filling hole between Acyaeon's legs; broad band of lines and grooves around edge. Volutes flanking nozzle. Raised base ring, and slightly uneven, flat base.


Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

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