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BM1

Reference: BM1 / Cat. No.

Period: Late Roman / Byzantine

Origin: Northern Africa, possibly Egypt

Date: 350 500 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. Hoff, 144; Adler, 976; BMC III, Q1740; Rosenthal & Sivan, 283; (Italian) Hayes, 252.


Comments:
In the style of contemporary lamps from North Africa (Africa Proconsularis) but possibly made elsewhere in northern Africa.




BM1



Last edited: 09-08-2008

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