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VA12

Reference: VA12 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Possibly South East Europe

Date: 50 110 AD

Description:

On discus: flaming altar (three feet visible), caduceus leaning to l. behind, base of palm branch leaning to r.

Manufacture: Mould made.

Condition: Bottom of nozzle repaired.

Notes:
Cf. (altar) Hayes, 239.

Finer example of identical motif noted on angled volute lamp (complete palm branch is clear).



VA12



Last edited: 15-03-2009

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