A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Please refer to our stock # WL.23 when inquiring.
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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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)