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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Lamp, Oil

Identifier:
113334
Description:
This is a Roman oil lamp.;This is an example of one of the earliest known forms of lamps. Lamps like these were used ubiquitously before, during, and after the Roman Empire. The simple design was portable, reusable, and lasted significantly longer than an open flame.
Date:
circa 100
Materials:
Clay
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Courtesy Of Kendall Estate
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Estate Of David Walcott Kendall