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Updated: 27 April 2015
Mould-made pottery lamp with a voluted rounded-tipped nozzle (now missing), a flat shoulder and an inward-sloping moulded rim. The discus is decorated with a monkey dressed in a hooded cloak holding sticks in his hands, trying to catch a bird in a tree. The lamp stands on a slightly raised base. Covered with a finger-marked orange-red 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
- Length: 7.9 centimetres
- Width: 7.2 centimetres
1847.11-8.6.b has been removed.
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Object reference number: GAA30364
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