Terracotta oil lamp fragment


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

On the discus in relief, a horseman riding left with head turned back looking over his left shoulder and holding a long, oblong shield in his left hand. He may be identified as a barbarian, possibly a Gallic warrior, since he is naked above the waist, has long flowing hair, and wears a torque around his neck.

Terracotta oil lamp fragment, Terracotta, Roman

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