Oil lamp with two spouts

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An exceptional piece, notable for its reservoir decorated with a large central disc depicting two figures, interpreted as the brothers Hypnos and Thanatos, the gods of sleep and death. Its two spouts are decorated with double volutes and have large holes for the flame. The sculptural handle in the shape of a crescent moon is decorated with a representation of another god, Jupiter, with an eagle, his head appearing above the half moon. It is dated between the 1st century BCE and the 1st century CE.