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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.A315
Object Name Lamp, Oil
Description Pottery oil lamp with wide hole center restored pinched nose; smaller hole center lamp surface with raised ridge; in ink on one side of foot: "Mainz"; buff core; unglazed; thin wall.
Date range: 2nd - 3rd century C.E.
Title Oil Lamp
Date 2nd - 3rd century CE
Material clay
Dimensions H-3.6 L-10.1 Dia-5.9 cm
Credit line Gift of Drs. Arthur G. and Roswitha T. Haas
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Mainz
Subjects Antiquities
Pottery industry
Ancient Rome
Roman Empire