Terracotta oil lamp with gladiators

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Carole Raddato
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published on 19 March 2014
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Terracotta oil lamp depicting a gladiatorial scene of saluting or requesting missio (raising two fingers in surrender), first half of 1st century CE. (on display in the Colosseum, Rome)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2014, March 19). Terracotta oil lamp with gladiators. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2410/terracotta-oil-lamp-with-gladiators/

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Raddato, Carole. "Terracotta oil lamp with gladiators." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 19, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2410/terracotta-oil-lamp-with-gladiators/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Terracotta oil lamp with gladiators." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Mar 2014. Web. 17 Oct 2021.