Terracotta lamp with loop handle and moulded design of copulating couple

Made:
100 BCE - 300 CE in Roman Empire

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Terracotta lamp with loop handle and moulded design of copulating couple, Roman(?), possibly from Cyprus, 100BC-300AD

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A129360
type:
oil lamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
credit:
Glendining