Roman Lamp Handle Ornament

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Trustees of the British Museum
published on 19 November 2019
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Handle ornament broken from a terracotta lamp. It may commemorate Octavian's victory over Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII of Egypt at the Battle of Actium in 31 BCE. Possibly Italian, more probably Egyptian, fabric.

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Museum, T. O. T. B. (2019, November 19). Roman Lamp Handle Ornament. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11495/

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