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Roman - Oil Lamp - Female Gladiator

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 729

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 800
EUR (€) 560 - 900
USD ($) 700 - 1,130
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £360 (EUR 406; USD 507)
ROMAN - OIL LAMP - FEMALE GLADIATOR

Circa 1st century AD. Reddish-brown; the discus decorated in relief with a helmeted female gladiator, holding shield and mace, wearing ankle-boots; bordered by encircling grooved bands, with an angular volute nossle; the maker's name inscribed on the base [L.M.ADIEC]. 70 grams, 106 mm.

Condition
Very fine. Extremely rare.

Provenance
Ex Hornbeam collection.

Footnotes
Martial Sp.6 and 6B and Cassius Dio 66.25.2 mention female venatores (beast fighters) at the inauguration games of the Colosseum.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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