A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1291618

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P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
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 $175.00 
c. 2nd -1st Century BCE

A round bodied lamp with a long, slender nozzle a single lug handle. Mold made with radial designs on the shoulders and finished with a black slip.

In fine condition with a thick, natural patina present.

8 x 5.5 cm (3.15 x 2.17 inches)

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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).

“You're word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path” (Psalm 119:105)