Roman 1st century oil lamp with Alexandria. 1st century Roman oil lamp with Alexandria Roman pottery oil lamp, the centre of the discus decorated with a female facing bust topped by two elephant tusks, small filler hole towards the volute nozzle; all with dark brown patina. Condition: Complete and intact, with light encrustations. Length 7 cms (2.75 ins). Cf item 143; Qedem Monograph of the Institute of Archaeology; The Hebrew museum of Jerusalem: identifies the depiction as a representation of Alexandria, and also noted as a representation of Africa.
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