Terracotta Oil Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

GUSN

GUSN-309131

Description

Molded terracotta oil lamp with image of bird on a branch. Probably Roman.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Grecian lamps
terracotta (clay material)
Lamp
Lamp, Oil
Lamp, Oil

Inscription

"Ancient lamp dug up on island of Cyprus / from collection of... (illegible)" / "E17859" (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

INV 24

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/4 x 2 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of C. Malcom Watkins

Accession Number

2000.1876