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Home     Roman terracotta oil lamp 'Winged lion' - MNOVIVST
Roman terracotta oil lamp 'Winged lion' - MNOVIVST

Roman terracotta oil lamp 'Winged lion' - MNOVIVST



Roman terracotta oil lamp 'Winged lion' - MNOVIVST

Period: circa 1st - 2nd century AD

Roman figural terracotta oil lamp with single handle. The discus is framed with three concentric rings. In the middle is a high profile depiction of a winged lion with raised forepaw on a ram's head.
Maker's mark on the bottom: MNOVIVST.
Ex private Belgian collection, acquired in the 1960's.

Diameter discus: 7 cm
Total length: 9,5 cm

Article code: 14-4215

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The maker's name MNOVIVSI (sometimes also marked as MNOVIVST) is from M. Novius Justus, a well known Tunisian oil lamp manufacturer who produced oil lamps in the Roman colonies of Northern Africa in the 2nd century AD (present day Tunisia).

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