Mould-made pottery lamp with a voluted angular-tipped nozzle and a wide rounded shoulder decorated with raised points. A circular groove surrounds the plain discus, which has an air-slit near the front. At the rear is a ring-handle, the grooves of which splay out on the underbody and end in a ring-and-dot ornament. The slightly raised base has two concentric grooves. Covered with a finger-marked orange-red slip.
- Made in: Italy
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii (said to be from)
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Shoulder-form VIIb
- Length: 15.9 centimetres
- Width: 10.4 centimetres
Greek & Roman Antiquities
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: GAA2627
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.