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Early Christian red ware pottery lamp: PHILOSOPHER, 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.

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