A Roman lamp in buff clay with brown slip. On discus a female topped by two elephant tusks; to the right an elephant’s trunk. This scene is considered a representation of Africa. Ring handle to rear.

Stamped with potter’s signature IVNALE ie Junius Alexius; a known North African workshop active AD. 120–200.

Very Fine condition with a high relief discus scene; several minor cracks which are stable.
Length 10.7 cms (4.2 ins)

Cf item 143 Ancient Lamps In The Schloessinger Collection

Fine Roman lamp with Africa

SKU: H777
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