Oil lamp with vegetal motifs - ROM2010_11687_73

ROM2010_11687_73

Oil lamp with vegetal motifs

Medium:Ceramic (Earthenware, moulded)
Geography: Bought in Aleppo, Syria
Date: c. 50 BC to 50 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
3 x 8.7 x 5 cm
Object number: 910.114.403
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Rome and the Near East
DescriptionThis object is one of a large number of objects acquired in 1910 by the ROM from Vester & Co., an antiquities dealer in Jerusalem, and the piece was acquired by them in Aleppo, Syria. Current knowledge of this type is that it was made in Antioch.
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