Ancient Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp from Asia Minor

Description
Ancient Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp from Asia Minor
Circa 2nd century AD

A Roman terracotta mould-made oil lamp from Asia Minor, featuring a large, rounded body, tapering into a volute nozzle. Circular rosettes, in relief, decorate the body, surrounding a raised ridge around the filling hole. There is a ring handle to the rear, incised with grooves. The squat body of this lamp is typical of lamps from Asia Minor.

Measurements: 9.2cm length, 6.9cm width

Provenance: Ex SM collection London, 1970s-2000s.

Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Terracotta
Object
Oil Lamp from Asia Minor
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 2nd century AD
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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