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North African Lamp

NZD $400

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Description

A Roman redware pottery oil lamp. The discus is finely decorated with a
bird on a tree in the centre of the discus, within a perimeter of geometric
designs. The handle is solid, and the lamp stands on a low ring base.

Date:  Circa 400-500 A D

Roman North Africa, probably Tunisia.

Length: 11.5 cms

Condition:  no faults