Terracotta oil lamp
- Mid Imperial
- ca. A.D. 150–225
- Roman, Cypriot
- Terracotta; mold-made
- Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. (3.8 x 9.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
Loeschcke Type 8. Mold-made, with ring handle. Discus: a peacock displaying his tail feathers, head turned to right, standing on a branch (?); a single filling hole to bottom left, and surrounded by two raised concentric lines; on shoulder, impressed leaf pattern. Incised ring base, and slightly pushed-in base with central indented marker's mark.
With ring-handle; peacock on discus, and impressed leaf pattern on shoulder.