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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1847,1108.1

  • Description

    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.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 67-100
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Loeschcke V
    • Shoulder-form VIb
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 13.2 centimetres
    • Width: 8.3 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Lamp Q975 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1847

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1847,1108.1

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

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