A HASMONEAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1323056

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c. 2nd-1st Century BCE

A continuation of Bronze and Iron Age lamps, this example was produced by forming a small bowl which was then folded and pinched to form fill and wick holes. Made of red clay on a flat base.

In excellent condition.

3 x 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 inches (7.62 x 4.76 x 3.49 cm)

From an American collection.Ships from the United States.

Free shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Bibliography:

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

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