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Updated: 27 April 2015
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
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Object reference number: GAA2627
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