North African Oil Lamp
Late Antique (Christian)
replica: hand-crafted from an original lamp at ancientlamps.com
date of the original: late 5th century A.D.
provenance of the original: North Africa
description: This terracotta oil lamp bears Early Christian symbolism: a Latin cross near the spout and three triangles/dots on the
shoulder, perhaps representing the Trinity. Length 10.5 cm.