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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.A318
Object Name Lamp, Oil
Description Pottery oil lamp with restored, tapered nose; slightly depressed center; incised bottom surface "Mainz"; several pieces joined; orange-red core; unglazed; medium-thin wall.
Date range: 1st - 3rd century C.E.

Title Oil Lamp
Date 1st - 3rd century CE
Material clay
Dimensions H-4.7 L-9.6 Dia-5.6 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