Roman period, 1st-4th century AD. Body of broad form which evolved from the frog form lamps. The surface with nubs representing frog skin. Central high relief mask of Bes, protector and advocate of daily good things, especially relied upon in childbirth. Egyptian lamps of this period are most usually relatively plain. Lamps with masks such as this are well represented in museums but seldom seen on the market.
Stock Number: FNS1591

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