|EARLY CHRISTIAN RED WARE POTTERY LAMP: PHILOSOPHER
Bald and bearded, seated on throne, his right hand raised in benediction (St. Peter or Solomon?).
Ca. 350-425 AD
L. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.)
Ex S.K. collection, Troy, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in March 1997.
On loan to Ball State Univ. Art Gallery; George Mason Univ.; Fitchburg Art Gallery, 1997-2015.
Cf: A. Ennabli, Lampes Chretiennes de Tunisie, Paris, 1976, pl.VIII, 156.