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Updated: 14 April 2015
Mould-made pottery lamp with a rounded-tipped nozzle with shoulder-volutes, a rounded shoulder and an inward-sloping moulded rim. At the rear is a ring-handle. Between the nozzle volutes is an air-hole. The discus is decorated with Apollo seated on a rock, playing the cithara. At his feet is a griffin. The lamp stands on a slightly raised base. Covered with a finger-marked brown slip.
- Made in: Italy
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii (said to be from)
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Loeschcke V
- Shoulder-form VIb
- Length: 13.2 centimetres
- Width: 8.3 centimetres
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Object reference number: GAA30679
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