Pottery lamp, Romano-Egyptian, 1st century BC-1st century AD.

Hills, Jennie

 
Pottery lamp, Romano-Egyptian, 1st century BC-1st century AD.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Description

The Romans made clay lamps, like this one, with a covered top to keep the oil clean. They sometimes had more than one spout and wick to give out more light.

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