A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: item # 791932
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45 Jaffa Gate, Opposite David Citadel Entrance
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606
|c. 2nd-1st century B.C. Moldmade of cream clay with double convex body and long nozzle , triangular in shape , raised ring surrounding the wide filling hole, a slight circular base. Red slip on upper part of body and rim with radiating lines in relief. Found in Jerusalem. In excellent and original condition. 3.35 x 2.6 x 1.26 inches (8.5 x 6.5 x 3.2 cm) Plexiglas stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price. Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority. Bibliography: Qedem 8 , "Ancient Lamps in the Schloessinger Collection", (Jerusalem, 1978) Noam Adler, "Oil Lamps of the Holy Land", (Jerusalem, 2005) Srdjin Djuric, "Ancient Lamps from the Mediterranean",(Eika Publishing, 1995)|