Terracotta oil lamp


Not on view

Loeschcke Type 8. Mold-made. Discus: a plain concave disk, surrounded by a band of lines and grooves; a single filling hole at center. Shoulder: impressed, small ovules, facing outward. Large wick hole. Incised base ring, and a uneven base. with a central verrtical groove.

Intact, except for a small surface chip on base.

Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded.

Open Access

As part of the Met's Open Access policy, you can freely copy, modify and distribute this image, even for commercial purposes.


Public domain data for this object can also be accessed using the Met's Open Access API.