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BNA4

Reference: BNA4 / Cat. No.

Period: Late Roman

Origin: North Africa, probably Carthage area

Date: 350 450 AD

Description:
On discus: menorah on tripod base.

Base bears 'palm branch' mark.



Manufacture: Mould made.

Size (cm): L. 8.5, W. 5.5, H. 4.2

Notes:
Cf. Lund 1995, 2 (found at Carthage); Museo de Mallorca, DA13/02/001 (found at Palma); Hoff, 144; Adler, 976; BMC III, Q1740; Rosenthal & Sivan, 283; (Italian) Hayes, 252.
Lamps of this type are likely to have been produced in northern Tunisia, in a workshop such as that at El Mahrine (Lund 1995, p.249).



BNA4



Last edited: 09-08-2008

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