Description: A North African red ware oil lamp with solid lug handle and a palm tree moulded on the discus, an alternating pattern of concentric circles and ‘hearts’ on the shoulder. A chip to the handle, some earthy encrustation and traces of soot deposits around the wick hole, but a nice example of the type, Tunisia.
Size: 132 mm/5.2 ins. in length
Date: c. 5th Century A.D.
Provenance: From the Collection of Mr M. Vaughan, London, formed in the 1970s-1980s.