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Roman oil lamp decorated with two fish

R154

£135.00

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A moulded pottery oil lamp decorated with a pair of fish and two roundels.

Culture:
Roman North African Colonies, c. 3rd Century AD

Size:
11.6 x 8.1 cms

Condition:
Intact with surface wear as shown in the photographs

Provenance:
Ex. collection: Marius-Victor-Ernest Dumas (North Africa and France); acquired in Tunisia between c. 1890-1920. M. Dumas was Controleur Civile (French colonial administrator) of the city of Sousse in Tunisia prior to World War I. This collection of Roman and North African antiquities has remained in the family for the past 100 years in the Haute-Savoie region of France.

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