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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.A314
Object Name Lamp, Oil
Description Pottery oil lamp with narrow nose; hole centered nose end; narrow rectangular closed slit; depressed center with raised rim; damaged center hole; orange-red core; unglazed; thick wall.
Date range: 1st - 4th century C.E.

Title Oil Lamp
Date 1st - 4th century CE
Material clay
Dimensions H-3.8 L-9.4 Dia-5.2 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