Lamp with gladiator's equipment
mid-1st century A.D.
Length: 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)
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A circular lamp with an anchor-shaped nozzle, decorated with volutes; a crescent-like element at rear; flat shoulder with two groove; and concave disc decorated with a gladiator’s equipment.
By date unknown: with R. Lanciani; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation