Ancient redware Roman oil lamp of beautiful quality. In “tondo” we find the figure of a walking ibex, surrounding this are alternating bunches of grapes and birds. Late 3rd / early 4th century. Roman North Africa. 5.22 inches. Damaged at the nozzle and handle as shown but made from a very fresh mould, large and of superb quality with nice gloss finish.
Provenance: Purchased from the U.K.
Cf. Ennabli: A. Ennabli, "Lampes chretiennes de Tunisie", Paris. 1976
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