A HASMONEAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Catalog:Oil Lamps:Jewish: stock #1323056
c. 2nd-1st Century BCE
A continuation of Bronze and Iron Age lamps, this example was produced by forming a small bowl which was then folded and pinched to form fill and wick holes. Made of red clay on a flat base.
In excellent condition.
3 x 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 inches (7.62 x 4.76 x 3.49 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)