forgery / lamp
Fake mould-made pottery lamp with a squat rounded body and an applied handle in the form of a snake. The domed top is decorated with incised lotus flowers and leaves, and impressed ring-and-dot patterns; applied equidistantly are three Egyptianising male heads. The raised base is concave below. The surface is dark brown and glossy. The nozzle is lost; there is a small area of plaster restoration.
- Excavated/Findspot: Lebanon (said to be from)
- (Asia,Middle East,Levant,Lebanon)
- Length: 8 centimetres
- Width: 6.5 centimetres
Thermoluminescence examination: inconlusive result (11/12/1975).
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA38579
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