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Updated: 14 April 2015
Mould-made pottery lamp with a voluted angular-tipped nozzle and a ring-handle at the rear. The discus is defined by a groove, and is decorated with a squatting winged Cupid with the weapons of Hercules: his right foot is on a quiver, the strap of which he holds, and he has a club over his left shoulder. The lamp stands on a slightly raised base. Covered with a finger-marked orange to brown slip.
- Made in: Italy
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii (said to be from)
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Loeschcke IC
- Shoulder-form IVb
- Length: 9.6 centimetres
- Width: 5.7 centimetres
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Object reference number: GAA29993
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