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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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Recorded by MFA as Source Unknown.

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Source unidentified

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


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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices