Terracotta oil lamp


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Loeschcke Type 8. Pierced handle. Mold-made. Discus: large, handled krater, from which leafy fronds (vines?) hang to either side; a single filling hole to left above nozzle, with a band of a line and two grooves around edge. Narrow, plain, sloping shoulder. Within incised base ring, flat base, with small impressed letters across center: obscure but possibly ROMANESIS.


Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

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