Lamp with amphora
3rd century A.D.
Length: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); width: 5.7 cm. (2 1/4 in.).
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A mould-made lamp with a circular body; short rounded nozzle, heart-shaped on its upper side and with small tendril-like volutes between it and the rim of the disc. A ring-handle is placed at the rear. The rounded shoulder is decorated with an impressed row of dots. On the disc there is a wreathed amphora.
By 1912: according to MFA archival card: Probably deposited by Richard Norton.
Probably deposited by Richard Norton