RARE- ancient biblical Roman Herodian pottery oil lamp with two nozzles. A large filling-hole and a decorated handle.
Roman, Herodian, 37 BC - 70 AD
Time of Jesus and King Herod the Great"
To hold this lamp in our hands is to feel the touch of some ancient hand upon it, to imagine forgotten corridors spring to life with its passing glow and then fade one more into darkness
This lamp will simply make a Major & important addition to the finest oil lamp colletcion …!!
Length: 9.5 cm - Width: 11 cm
Condition: Handle professionally re-attaced hard to see otherwise intact
Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Israel.
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