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Updated: 14 April 2015
Mould-made pottery lamp with a voluted rounded-tipped nozzle (now broken), a rounded shoulder, and an inward-sloping moulded rim. Between the nozzle volutes is an air-slit. At the rear is a large ring-handle. The discus is decorated with a seated Fortuna holding a cornucopia and a steering-oar, below which is a star. The lamp stands on a slightly raised base. Covered with a finger-marked brown slip.
- 40-80 (circa)
- Made in: Italy
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii (said to be from)
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Loeschcke IV
- Shoulder-form IIIa/V
- Length: 12 centimetres
- Width: 8.7 centimetres
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA30560
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