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Ancient Roman Oil Lamp with Kantharos : Lucerne Romane

Ancient Roman Oil Lamp with Kantharos : Lucerne Romane

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 759074

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Lovely mouldmade lapm made of red clay with red slip. Convex lower part, flat top and depressed disk with the image of a Kantharos and vine. Channel running between the disk and nozzle. There are circles interchanged with squares on the shoulder and a tongue style handle at rear. Only one fill hole present and in great condition. Measures 5.5 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,