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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.A316
Object Name Lamp, Oil
Description Pottery oil lamp with pinched nose; deep depressed center with hole at front; restored nose & handle; gouge top nose; orange-red core; unglazed; thick wall; abrasions.
Date range: 1st - 4th century C.E.
Title Oil Lamp
Date 1st - 4th century CE
Material clay
Dimensions H-3.8 L-10.6 Dia-4.5 cm
Credit line Gift of Drs. Arthur G. and Roswitha T. Haas
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Mainz
Subjects Antiquities
Pottery
Pottery industry
Earthenware
Ancient Rome
Roman Empire
Rhineland