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Ancient Roman Terracotta Lamp with Cuttlefish

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Ancient Roman terracotta lamp with cuttlefish of Loeschcke type IV, 1st - 2nd century A.D. Mouldmade with brown slip. Deep concave disk within circular moulding with cuttlefish positioned transversely. A small fill hole below, rounded handle and nozzle with two volutes. Raised disk base with planta pedis. Measures 4.5 inches in length. Surface slightly worn but intact.

Reference: Vgl. D.M. Bailey, A Catalogue of the lamps in the British Museum III (1988) S. 284 Q 2295, pl. 57, Q 2295.