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Mask of a goddess

Masks were often used in ancient Greece as ‘votive’ objects. This one shows a female face and was designed to be hung up as it has a pierced...

Figurine of a female

A mask made of red terracotta, representing a goddess wearing a high, spreading head-dress. Dating from between 1100 and 500 BC, it was a votive offering, given to the...

Oil lamp depicting Eros riding a pig

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Rounded nozzle with volutes: solid circular handle. Pink clay with bright red glaze; 4.5in. by 2.8in. Relief: Boy (possibly wingless Eros) seated...

Oil lamp depicting a woman

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Six-wick lamp of ovoid shape: pink clay with red glaze, 4.1 in. wide by 2.3 in. top to bottom. The upper part...

Oil lamp

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Roman, probably of the 2nd century A.C. (sic). Large nozzle slightly heart-shaped. Length 5 in. Relief: Nereid riding hippocampus, 1. Fine stye....

Oil lamp

Oil lamps are found throughout many ancient civilisations but Roman lamps are among the most ornamental. They were decorated with scenes from everyday life, religious images and some scenes which...

Oil lamp

The central hole in this oil lamp shows it was designed to be attached to a stand, and it has holes for twelve wicks. Its shape suggests it was made...

Kylix

This ancient Greek wine cup is decorated on both sides with two large eyes. Eyes are an ancient symbol of protection and these were probably intended to act as amulets...

Hydria

Jars like this were usually used in ancient Greece for serving water. This one was found in a tomb and probably held a cremation burial. Two inscriptions on the jar...

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