We are very pleased to offer this extremely rare style ancient Roman clay heighly decorated clay oil lamp known as "BEIT NATIF". The oil lamp is nicely decorated with geometric deign all around the shoulders with a lovely Peacock tail in high relief on the nozzle with soot marks. Unique looped handle. Beit Natif oil lamps rarely come with a looped handle like the one we have!
Directly from Jerusalem, an ancient Roman "Beit Natif" heighly decorated clay oil lamp, dated from, 400 A.D.
Beit Natif oil lamps: These lamps are named after the site of Beit Natif in the southern part of the Judaea, where a workshop was found during excavations of two cisterns. They were imitated throughout the province. The l ...click for details