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