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Roman North African Lamp with Rosette, Tunesia, 4th Century AD

Roman North African Lamp with Rosette, Tunesia, 4th Century AD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1338274
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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 $220.00 
Hayes type I/II B lamp with a rosette in the discus bearing the filling hole at center.
The narrow shoulder frame with targets alternating with dots.
Unpierced handle with single trail, base raised.
For a closely related lamp cf. Q 1733 in: D. M. Bailey. A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum. Vol. 3, Roman Provincial Lamps. London 1988.
Ceramic
Roman North Africa, Tunesia, 4th century AD
L. 11.3 cm (4.4 in)
W. 7.3 cm (2.9 in)
Intact, fine condition. Mold made. Nozzle blackened.
Schuler Auktionen, Zurich (Switzerland), June 2010 sale.

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