Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp with a Rhinoceros Image

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This terracotta oil lamp was produced onCyprusduring the first half of the 1st Century CE. The discus has an engraved image of a rhinoceros tossing a large cat with its horn.(Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

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