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BNA5

Reference: BNA5 / Cat. No.

Period: Late Roman

Origin: Tunisia

Date: 420 – 480 AD

Description:

On discus: man with beard standing r., wearing short tunic, holding object (scroll or horn?) in l. hand.

Manufacture: Mould made.

Notes:
Cf. Herrmann & van den Hoek, 27.
Pub: D. Knell, ‘Ancient Pottery Lamps’, Antique Collecting, June 2004.


Comments:
It has been speculated that the figure may represent a ruler or official (Herrmann & van den Hoek, p.39).




Last edited: 25-06-2008

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