Ancient Lamps

pottery lamp decorated with thyrsos on nozzle, Egypt, 150-50 BC; bronze lamp with crescent handle decoration, Europe, 30-100 AD; pottery lamp with discus depicting Cupid playing at Mars with wicker shield and spear, Italy, 30-90 AD; pottery lamp with discus depicting speared stag within myrtle-wreath border, North Africa, 175-250 AD; pottery lamp with two nozzles, crescent handle decoration and discus depicting altar with two snakes, Asia Minor, 60-100 AD; pottery lamp with stylised frog moulded on upper surface, Egypt, 150-350 AD; pottery lamp moulded as head of African youth, Egypt, 200-50 BC.

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