A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP WITH DECORATED DISCUS

A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP WITH DECORATED DISCUS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1323080

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c. 2nd-3rd Century CE

Mold made, this lamp composed of a round body with a round nozzle on a ring base. The discus is intact and depicts a quadruped, most likely a ram or bull. The shoulders are decorated with an ovolo motif and volutes are present above the nozzle.

In excellent condition.

3.62 x 2.55 x .98 inches (9.2 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm)

From an American collection. Ships from the United States.

Free shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Bibliography:

Noam Adler, "A Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collection", (Old City Press: Israel, 2004).

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