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Lamp with ram

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A mould-made lamp with voluted nozzle with a rounded tip; an upright ring-handle is placed at the rear. The flat shoulder is separated from the discus by three concentric grooves. On the disc a ram walking to right. On bottom, potters mark L V C. on the sole of a foot. Clay pale brown, shading...

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By date unknown: Gardner Brewer Collection; by 1901: Mrs. Arthur Croft Collection; bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, July 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.


Width: 6.7 cm.; length: 11.2 cm (2 5/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices