A perfectly preserved Roman Ceramic Oil Lamp dating from the 4th century A.D., now available in the Timeless Galleries.
The lamp displays a piriform body, integral nozzle with reinforcing strips, radiating bands to the shoulder and basal ring with a star motif. It remains soot-marked after more than 1700 years.
A beautiful remnant of ancient Rome, mounted on a handmade oak plinth.
The lamp is c. 10cm in length. Printed documentation is included.
DECORATED ROMAN OIL LAMP
Acquired by Timeless of the UK Antiquities Market, 2019, previously forming part of a private UK based collection formed prior to 1980.