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LR196 - Click to enlarge


LR196 - Click to enlarge


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Reference: LR196

Roman bronze lamp

Period: Roman

Origin: Europe

Date: 2nd century AD


Roman cast bronze lamp with raised rim around discus, with ring handle and remains of crescent handle ornament. One pierced lug has survived on left side.

Size: 7.5 cm (3") long

Condition: Nozzle restored and other damage as seen.

Price:
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Notes:
Cf. Loeschcke, 1056-7; BMC IV, Q3660; Hayes, Metalware, 209; Goethert, 141; Kirsch, 613-4, 616; Szentléleky, 278; Menzel, 673.

Loeschcke Type XXI.


Comments:
This type of bronze lamp (Loeschcke Type XXI) was favoured by the Roman military stationed in Europe.


Provenance:
West Coast, USA


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