A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Please refer to our stock # L.326 when inquiring.
c. 3rd - 1st century BC.
Mold made of reddish clay with red slip. Composed of a double convex body with long nozzle . Radiating lines in relief on rim and small amphora on nozzle. Earthy patina present. Found in Judea. In very good condition.
3.62 x 2.28 x 1.1 inches (9.2 x 5.8 x 2.8 cm)
Plexiglas stand, worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
Qedem 8 , “Ancient Lamps in the Schloessinger Collection”, (Jerusalem, 1978)
Noam Adler, “A Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collection”, (Old City Press: Israel, 2004).