A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Catalog:Oil Lamps:Roman: stock #791942
c. 1st-2nd Century A.D.
A mold made oil lamp with double convex body with sharp carination. A small convex rim, set off with a double molding from the shoulder, flat base with small workshop mark and a small handle. Decoration on body and nozzle. Made of orange clay with reddish orange slip. Found in the Holy Land. In excellent and original condition.
3.7 x 2.56 x 1.61 inches (9.5 x 6.5 x 4.1 cm)
Plexiglas stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
Qedem 8 , â€śAncient Lamps in the Schloessinger Collectionâ€ť, (Jerusalem, 1978)
Noam Adler, â€śOil Lamps of the Holy Landâ€ť, (Jerusalem, 2005)
Srdjin Djuric, â€śAncient Lamps from the Mediterraneanâ€ť,(Eika Publishing, 1995)