A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Please refer to our stock # WL.22 when inquiring.
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.
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)