A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pre AD 1000: Item # 791942

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at The Inbal Hotel, Liberty Bell Park, 3 Jabotinsky Street
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
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 $325.00 
c. 1st-2nd Century A.D.

A mold made oil lamp with double convex body with sharp carination. A small convex rim, set off with a double molding from the shoulder, flat base with small workshop mark and a small handle. Decoration on body and nozzle. Made of orange clay with reddish orange slip. Found in the Holy Land. In excellent and original condition.

3.7 x 2.56 x 1.61 inches (9.5 x 6.5 x 4.1 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)