A Central Mediterranean (Italian or Tunisian) clay oil lamp with a short nozzle and a round body. On the discus the image of an oak garland, symbol of the victory propaganda of Augustus, and a filling hole.
On the base LMADIEC, the potter's mark for Lucius Munatius Adiectus. For the potter see Deneauve, Lampes de Carthage (Paris, Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1969), p. 90.
Late first century - early second century C.E.
Length 10.7 cm.
Dutch private collection; with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Switzerland, before 1974.
Intact; some encrustation, normal surface wear and scratching.