Terracotta oil lamp


Not on view

Mold-made. Oval shaped body tapering to point at wick hole. Discus: scallop shell in relief; a single deep groove surrounds the discus; a small central filling hole, and another tiny hole at bottom of shell at front; a narrow, plain shoulder; deep side to body, curving inward slightly; a flat base, with three small flattened pads added as feet.

Broken at back, with small hole in top of body; handle missing.

Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

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