Oil Lamp


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Artifact Identification Oil Lamp   (1924.02.0321)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Lighting Equipment
  4. :
  5. Lighting Devices
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire
Culture Roman

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 9.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.8 cm
Weight 70 g
Measuring Remarks The third dimension is the thickness from the base to the handle. Excluding the handle, the thickest dimension is 2.5 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta
Manufacturing Processes Firing, Cast--Press-Mold
Munsell Color Information Reddish Brown (5 yr 4/3) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

One of thirteen terracotta lamps. There is a single spout and a handle with a small hole in the center. There are small raised circular markings all along the lamps surface excluding the handle and the base.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Baudon Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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