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Roman North African Red Slip Oil Lamp: Lucerne Romane

Roman North African Red Slip Oil Lamp: Lucerne Romane


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 759067

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Galleria Delvecchio
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 $995.00 
Here you find a mouldmade ancient oil lamp. Convex lower part and flat top. In concave disk, a vertical figure of a bird most likely a dove. There is a channel running from the rim to the top of the flat nozzle. On the shoulder we find a vine like pattern. Slight carbon traces and growth deposits still present. Measures 6 inches in length.

Reference: See Musee du Louvre, Lampes en terre cuite grecques Lampes en terre cuite chretiennes and also A. Enabli, Lampes Chretiennes Tunisie,