Red Slip Ware Oil Lamp

$695.00

North Africa / Tunisia Republic. Male figure wearing helmet & carrying staff.

Used by Romans for artificial light. They were filled by olive oil and carried anywhere from one to a dozen wicks. They often contained molded reliefs of gladiators, mythical characters, animals, or floral patterns.

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Product Description

North Africa / Tunisia Republic. Male figure wearing helmet & carrying staff.

Used by Romans for artificial light. They were filled by olive oil and carried anywhere from one to a dozen wicks. They often contained molded reliefs of gladiators, mythical characters, animals, or floral patterns.

Additional Information

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

2nd – 6th Century A.D.

Dimensions

5.25″ x 3.25″ x 1″ With Stand 7.25″ x 6″ x 6″