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 # 1323069

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c. 3rd-2nd Century BCE

This mold made oil lamp is composed of a circular body with an elongated nozzle. The shoulders are decorated with geometric and foliate detail. The handle is delineated by a protrusion on the side of the lamp decorated with an S-shaped scroll.

In excellent condition. Slight chip on base.

3.42 x 2.28 x 1.02 inches (8.7 x 5.8 x 2.6 cm)

From an American collection. Ships from the United States.

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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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