A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Catalog:Oil Lamps:Roman: stock #1214667
c. 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
The lamp is composed of a round body and a round nozzle with a ring base. The discus is pentagonal is form and sunken with a central, small, fill hole. The shoulders of the lamp are decorated with repeating scrollwork.
In very good and original condition. Natural patina present. Found in Samaria.
3.3 x 2.3 x .075 inches (8.38 x 5.84 x .19 cm)
Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.
Export Approval of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Noam Adler, â€śA Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collectionâ€ť, (Old City Press: Israel, 2004).