Roman Oil Lamp with Bearded Head

 

Roman Oil Lamp with Bearded Head

An ancient Roman pottery oil lamp with an image of a bearded head shown frontally in the center discus.

Ca. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Length: 3 1/2 in. (9 cm).
Intact.

A full lamp of this type would burn for two or three hours.

Formerly in the collection of Dr. Wallace A. Russell, Tampa, Florida; purchased in Philadelphia, 1977.

Inv#: 6827

$500

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