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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.A313
Object Name Lamp, Oil
Description Pottery oil lamp; extended nose with hole & narrow rectangular open slit; depressed center with raised rim & center hole; creased handle; orange-red core; unglazed; thick wall.
Date range: 1st - 3rd century C.E.


Title Oil Lamp
Date 1st - 3rd century CE
Material clay
Dimensions H-3.9 L-7.8 Dia-4.2 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