Roman 1st century Lamp with Cupid Roman Cupid lamp.. Product #: AS-3229 Regular price: $395.00 $395.00 In Stock
Roman 1st century Lamp with CupidRoman 1st century Lamp with CupidRoman 1st century Lamp with Cupid

Roman 1st century Lamp with Cupid

Product Code: AS-3229
Length: 11CM

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A Roman buff terracotta oil lamp with handle; the with rounded nozzle supported by volutes. In the discus Cupid moves to his left holding the attributes of Hercules; a club in his upraised left hand and an arrow and bow in his right; single filler hole to left; the base with maker's name LM ADIEC.

Complete and intact; surfaces a little worn exposing the buff clay below.

Roman colonies of Northern Africa:
Circa 2nd century A.D. 

The name is that of a well known maker Lucius Munatius Adiectus whose workshop was located in central Italy. The workshop was very prolific around the turn...

A Roman buff terracotta oil lamp with handle; the with rounded nozzle supported by volutes. In the discus Cupid moves to his left holding the attributes of Hercules; a club in his upraised left hand and an arrow and bow in his right; single filler hole to left; the base with maker's name LM ADIEC.

Complete and intact; surfaces a little worn exposing the buff clay below.

Roman colonies of Northern Africa:
Circa 2nd century A.D. 

The name is that of a well known maker Lucius Munatius Adiectus whose workshop was located in central Italy. The workshop was very prolific around the turn of the first century AD with countless examples found in Italy and many exports found across Gaul and North Africa. 

For similar lamp decoration compare D.M. Bailey; Catalogue of Lamps in the British Museum Volume II (London 1980) pl. 15/Q908.

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