Lamp in shape of a boat - ROM2010_11689_18

ROM2010_11689_18

Lamp in shape of a boat

Medium:Earthenware (terracotta) with traces of pink slip
Geography: Dredged up at Dover, UK
Date: c. 100-200 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
4.6 x 17.8 x 6 cm
Object number: 925.65.37
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Thomas Sutton
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Britain and Ireland to the time of the Romans
Description

The people of Roman Britain worshipped a wide range of gods and goddesses, including Roman and native Celtic deities, as well as Romanized cults from elsewhere in the Empire.

A vent hole is located just in front of the cabin and a wick hole is placed closer to the stern of the boat with signs of burning.

Collection:
Roman World
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