A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1214667
Biblical Artifacts
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at The Inbal Hotel, Liberty Bell Park, 3 Jabotinsky Street
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
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 $325.00 
c. 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

The lamp is composed of a round body and a round nozzle with a ring base. The discus is pentagonal is form and sunken with a central, small, fill hole. The shoulders of the lamp are decorated with repeating scrollwork.

In very good and original condition. Natural patina present. Found in Samaria.

3.3 x 2.3 x .075 inches (8.38 x 5.84 x .19 cm)

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Export Approval of 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).