Antiquities > Oil Lamps

Doubt about lamp

<< < (2/2)

That's what reproduction lamps are for.....


Mario T:

--- Quote from: Strobilus2 on March 10, 2022, 07:23:45 pm ---The style, fabric, surface and shallow depth suggest your lamp is an authentic Loeschcke Type IV made in Cyprus during the second half of the 1st century AD.

Gladiatorial equipment is not an uncommon theme on Cypriot lamps of this period (see for example Lightfoot 2021, 312).

David Knell

Ancient Lamps - RomQ Reference Collection

--- End quote ---

--- Quote from: SC on March 07, 2022, 05:24:31 pm ---The carbon build up at the lip and dirt are good signs.  Doesn't guarantee authenticity but are not found on the cheap fakes.

We have a real lamp expert -strobilius - here who is not on every day but will hopefully weigh in with his views.


--- End quote ---

Thanks !


[0] Message Index

[*] Previous page

Go to full version