Terracotta oil lamp


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Loeschcke Type 1A. Mold-made, with ring handle. Discus; a bird (duck or swan?), floating on the wavy surface of a stretch of water; single filling hole at lower left and with a band of two raised lines and a groove at edge of discus. Plain, horizontal shoulder. Volutes flanking broad, angular nozzle. Incised lines on front edge of handle, with uneven join towards back. Incised ring base, and a flat base, with an obscure impressed mark at center.


Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

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