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Ancient Lamps Catalogue

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Notes | Abbreviations | Signatures | Inscriptions | Index of Motifs

Bronze & Iron Age Periods

Greek Period

Hellenistic Period

Wheelmade

Mouldmade

Plastic Lamps

Roman Period

Volute

Various

Vogelkopflampe

Factory Lamps

Mediterranean

Balkans

Greece

Asia Minor

Cyprus

Syro-Palestine

Egypt

North Africa

Late Roman & Byzantine Periods

North Africa

Mediterranean

Syro-Palestine

Asia Minor

Byzantine & Medieval Periods

Metal Lamps

Lamp Moulds

Lamp Hook


Clockwise from bottom left: pottery lamp decorated with thyrsos on nozzle, Egypt, 150-50 BC; bronze lamp with crescent handle decoration, Europe, 30-100 AD; pottery lamp with discus depicting Cupid playing at Mars with wicker shield and spear, Italy, 30-90 AD; pottery lamp with discus depicting speared stag within myrtle-wreath border, North Africa, 175-250 AD; pottery lamp with two nozzles, crescent handle decoration and discus depicting altar with two snakes, Asia Minor, 60-100 AD; pottery lamp with stylised frog moulded on upper surface, Egypt, 150-350 AD; pottery lamp moulded as head of African youth, Egypt, 200-50 BC.

 

Bronze lamp decorated with theatre mask, 50-150 AD.

 
 

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