A BYZANTINE TERRACOTTA  OIL LAMP

A BYZANTINE TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1293636

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P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
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 $425.00 
c. Late 5th-8th Century CE

This slipper shaped lamp sits on a ring base and is decorated on the shoulders with a linear motif. The rim around the fill hole and the nozzle are both prominent with a stylized cross present between the two. The handle of the lamp is delineated by a single raised dot.

7.5 x 5.5 cm (2.95 x 2.16 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).

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