A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP WITH DECORATED DISCUS
Please refer to our stock # WL.20 when inquiring.
c. 2nd-3rd Century CE
Mold made, this lamp composed of a round body with a round nozzle on a ring base. The discus is intact and depicts a quadruped, most likely a ram or bull. The shoulders are decorated with an ovolo motif and volutes are present above the nozzle.
In excellent condition.
3.62 x 2.55 x .98 inches (9.2 x 6.5 x 2.5 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)