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Updated: 14 April 2015
Mould-made pottery lamp with a deep circular body, a short rounded nozzle, a wide rounded shoulder, and an inward-sloping moulded rim. At the rear is a ring-handle. The discus has an air-slit pierced at the edge and is decorated with a band of closely-spaced rays between double mouldings. The lamp stands on a slightly raised base. Covered with an iridescent green vitreous glaze, now silvery and irridescent.
- 67-79 (?)
- Made in: Campania
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii (?, according to label attached)
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Excavated/Findspot: Pozzuoli (said to be from, according to manuscript catalogue of the Temple Collection)
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pozzuoli)
- Nozzle-form K
- Shoulder-form VIIIa
- Length: 14.8 centimetres
- Width: 11.5 centimetres
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Object reference number: GAA32300
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