A BYZANTINE TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

A BYZANTINE TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Byzantine: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1213927
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P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
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 $350.00 
c. 350-500 A.D.

A pear shaped mold made oil lamp with linear decoration on the shoulders and a stylized eight pointed star above the nozzle. The wick and fill holes are each bordered by a raised rim with the nozzle showing signs of use. A loop handle and ring base are present.

In excellent and original condition. Found in Bethlehem.

3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches (8.89 x 6.35 x 3.81 cm)

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Noam Adler, “A Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collection”, (Old City Press: Israel, 2004).