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RNA13

Reference: RNA13 / Cat. No.

Period: Roman

Origin: Tunisia

Date: 175 250 AD

Description:

On discus: eagle, body slightly to r. with wings displayed, head facing l. Shoulder decorated with myrtle-wreath.

Manufacture: Mould made.

Condition: Head of eagle blurred (damaged in removal from mould or stacking in the kiln?), most of nozzle missing.

Notes:
Cf. Deneauve, 949.

Undamaged example of identical motif noted on another lamp (complete eagle is clear).





Last edited: 27-03-2009

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