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LRB209 - Click to enlarge


LRB209 - Click to enlarge


LRB209 - Click to enlarge

 

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Reference: LRB209

Byzantine Christian lamp with wreath decoration

Period: Byzantine

Origin: Northern Levant (Antioch area)

Date: Late 5th - 6th century AD


A particularly good example of this type, retaining much of its original red-brown slip. Wreath decoration surrounds the large filling-hole and traces of palm-branch decoration are visible on the shoulders.

Manufacture: Mould-made

Size: Length 11.2 cm

Price:
£75.00

 

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Notes:
Cf. Israeli & Avida, 471; Djuric, C278.

Comments:
This was a strongly Christian region at this time.

Provenance:
Ex David Knell collection. Exported from Israel in October 2006.


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