Lamp

About this object

Specific techniques

The pinkish colour implies it was poorly fired.

Physical description

One-wick lamp with with an ovoid shape and made from pinkish clay with traces of white slip. The shoulder of the lamp is decorated with running vine branches and bunches of grapes in bas-relief. There is a larger filling hole at the centre of the body, which is surrounded by two raised rings, and a smaller wick hole at the narrow end.