Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp With Gladiators & Maker’s Mark

Item Description

C. 1st century AD

An interesting Roman oil lamp depicting two gladiators to central discus, each wearing a helmet, holding a sword and a shield. It has a maker’s mark to base which reads: “ML”, with an angular volute nozzle.

Small repair to body otherwise good detail.

Provenance: Ex A. B. Collection, collected in the 1980’s -1990’s.

Size: 102mm length approx



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