Broken fragment of terracotta possibly lamp

Made:
30-300

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Broken fragment of terracotta possibly lamp, with moulded relief of copulating couple on couch, Roman, found in London(?), 30BC to 300

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A129365
type:
oil lamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
credit:
Glendining