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Roman Cybele oil lamp

R163

£300.00

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A fine moulded pottery oil lamp with a decorated tondo and base. The tondo depicts the goddess Cybele (or her Romanised form as Magna Mater) riding a lion.

Culture
Roman, 2nd or 3rd Century AD

Size
10.1 x 7.8 cms

Condition
Minor chipping otherwise intact as shown

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Hamburg, Germany; acquired from an older collection in the 1980’s-1990’s.

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