Ancient pottery wheel-made oil lamp with a plain body, wider at the lower part and narrower at the upper, flat flaring rim and a flat base, after the reservoir was made on the wheel, a hand-formed nozzle was stuck on. Loop handle higher than the rim. The clay is reddish- brown
Directly from Jerusalem, an authentic ancient Roman bronze coin of Emperor Constantine the Great mounted on sterling silver handmade pendant Dated from, 307 - 337 AD
Flavius Valerius Constantinus, Constantine the Great, was the son of Helena and the First Tetrarchic ruler Constantius I. Constantine is most famous for his conversion to Christianity after the battle of the Milvian Bridge where he defeated emperor Maxe ...click for details
Directly rom Jerusalem, ancient Byzantine terra-cotta oil lamp inscribed in GREEK LETTERS (RARE TYPE), dating to around 500 AD
THE "Good Evening" WISH reads the inscription on this Byzantine oil lamp found throughout Palestine, but especially in Jerusalem.
A RARE type, a good evening wish was wished on palestinian Byzantine oil lamps, but for a long time the phrase was not recognised as such by scholars. ...click for details