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