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A miniature lamp of buff clay and thin red-brown glaze. It has a small deep circular body; small tilted near-tubular nozzle; vertical ring handle; flat circular base with moulding, rounded sides with slight belly angle; small disc, slightly concave. It is decorated with a row of impressed ovolos...

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Provenance

Recorded by MFA as Source Unknown.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

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

Dimensions

Length: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.); diameter: 3.3 cm.

Accession Number

53.2003

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices