A Roman North African red ware oil lamp, c. 350-450 A.D.

A Roman North African red ware oil lamp, c. 350-450 A.D.

Code: 2024

£145.00
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Description: A North African red ware terracotta oil lamp with round nozzle and simple lug handle, a leafy frond modelled on the discus. The shoulder decorated with short oblique lines. Overall surface wear, some discolouration on the spout and discus, perhaps relating to soot, and some chips particularly on the underside of the spout, but complete, probably from Tunisia.

Size: 128 mm/5 ins. in length

Culture: Roman

Date: c. 350-450 A.D.

Provenance: Ex Dutch private collection, acquired in the late 20th Century.