Roman Cybele oil lampR163
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.
Roman, 2nd or 3rd Century AD
10.1 x 7.8 cms
Minor chipping otherwise intact as shown
Ex. private collection, Hamburg, Germany; acquired from an older collection in the 1980’s-1990’s.