Undecorated Roman Loeschke type VIII lamp from North Africa.
The deeply concave discus set off by grooves with a small filling hole at center. The round nozzle separated by a straight horizontal line from the discus. Ring-handle, grooved on top.
Base marked off by a circular groove. Brown clay and slip.
For a related example from El Djem (Tunisia), cf. inv. no. 83.AQ.391.6 in the J. Paul Getty Museum.
Roman, Late Flavian to Early Antonine, 80-160 AD
L. 9.4 cm (3.7 in)
D. 6.7 cm (2.6 in)
Intact and fine.
Belgium private collection by succession.
The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.