A HELLENISTIC DECORATED TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

A HELLENISTIC DECORATED TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1286105

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 $300.00 
c. 2nd -1st Century BCE

Mold made and composed of a round body, a long nozzle and a flat bottom with a raised rim around the discus. The shoulders are decorated with a linear pattern and the nozzle is plain. Soot is present around the nozzle, showing signs of use in antiquity.

In excellent condition.

9.23 x 6.3 cm (3.63 x 2.48 inches)

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).