ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP WITH GLADIATOR ITEMS

ROMAN EMPIRE, CIRCA 1ST - 2ND CENTURY AD

Collected in Cyprus prior to 1940, this Roman oil lamp depicts gladiatorial helmets, greaves, daggers, and other items.
For a nearly identical lamp, likely made in the same mold, see “Ancient Art From Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection” 2000 p. 288, entry 474

3.5 in. (9 cm.) long

STATUS: AVAILABLE