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D. VERY RARE fragment of Roman lamp with portrait bust

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I'm offering this on behalf of a friend, David Knell, a well
known collector and recognised expert on ancient lamps.

North African Red Slipware lamp fragment, the shoulder
depicting extremely rare portrait bust

The discus showing part of nude figure holding a bunch of
grapes (see Dejean, L93 for complete discus motif).


8.0 cm


Fragment only


Hayes Type IIa.


450 AD - 500 AD


The portrait bust may represent Aelia Eudocia, wife of
Theodosius II, the Byzantine emperor whose coins

were used as moulds for other lamps of this type (see BMC
III, Q1766).



Ex Woolley & Wallis, 2018, lot 43.

Ex George and Florangel Lambor collection, Hove, East

George Lambor (1927-1997) was a passionate antiquarian
and founded the Antiquities Dealers Association in 1981.

Please contact me for David's contact details or you can go
directly to his website using this link.

Price: 145 GBP

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