Terracotta oil lamp


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168

On the discus is winged Victory holding a cornucopia (horn of plenty) in her right hand and a trophy on a pole in her left. The scene also contains a shield above an altar, and to either side, Victory is flanked by two lares militares (guardians of the soldiers).

Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Roman

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