Roman pottery oil lamp with Bacchus and grape decorationR169
A pottery oil lamp decorated with a profile bust of a god, possibly Bacchus holding a thyrsus. The tondo is surrounded by a border of grape vines.
Roman, 2nd Century AD
9.8 x 7.3 cms
Light surface wear otherwise intact
Ex. private collection, Stourbridge, Midlands, UK; acquired mid 20th Century