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A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP
PROPERTY OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. SID PORT
A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP

CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP
Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
In the form of a bovine head, the short upturned horns on either side of the now-missing hinged lid, the ears projecting below, incision for the poll, with almond-shaped lidded eyes and large nose with the nostrils flaring, the nozzle emerging from within its open mouth, an eagle with wings extended perched on the ring handle, on a flat triangular base
3¾ in. (9.5 cm) long
Provenance
Ariadne Galleries, New York
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