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 # 1323071

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 $340.00 
c. Mid 4th -2nd Century BCE

This wheel made lamp is composed of a circular body on a flat base with a long, tapering nozzle. The fill hole is surrounded by a raised rim. Shows signs of use in antiquity.

In excellent condition.

4.92 x 3.30 x 1.96 inches (12.5 x 8.4 x 5 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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