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.

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"


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