Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp with a Rhinoceros Image

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Arienne King
by Unknown
published on 23 January 2018

This terracotta oil lamp was produced on Cyprus during 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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