Roman North African Red Slip Oil Lamp . Lucerne Romane
Here you find a mouldmade ancient oil lamp. Convex lower part and flat top. In concave disk, a vertical figure of a bird most likely a dove. There is a channel running from the rim to the top of the flat nozzle. On the shoulder we find a vine like pattern. Slight carbon traces and growth deposits still present. Measures 6 inches in length.
Reference: See Musee du Louvre, Lampes en terre cuite grecques Lampes en terre cuite chretiennes and also A. Enabli, Lampes Chretiennes Tunisie, Lucerne Romane Archeologia arte