Oil lamp with two wrestlers - ROM2010_11687_52


Oil lamp with two wrestlers

Medium:Ceramic (Earthenware, moulded)
Geography: Tubas, Palestine
Date: c.150-250 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
2.4 x 8.6 x 7.3 cm
Object number: 910.114.275
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 Haifa with an alleged find-spot in Tubas. Current knowledge of this type is that it was made in Antioch.
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