Terracotta oil lamp with gladiators

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published on 19 March 2014

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
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