RARE- Roman pottery oil lamp with a cross, made in the holylands, dating 3rd.-4th century AD.
The discus shape and general design of this lamp, places the date of manifacture in the later Roman period. This is a scarce early Christian lamp, made while the pagane emperors still ruled the Roman world. ...click for details
A rare greek pottery head, found in Rhodes, dating to the 4th. century BC.
The head was bought by the collector in the 1960s and his old note in black ink follows the lot. An exceptional representation of the god Silenus with wine-leaves and an impressive long beard. This was possibly part of a ancient pottery stove. ...click for details