A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Catalog:Oil Lamps:Roman: stock #791942
c. 1st Century A.D.-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 cms)
Plexiglas stand, 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, “Oil Lamps of the Holy Land”, (Jerusalem, 2005)
Srdjin Djuric, “Ancient Lamps from the Mediterranean”,(Eika Publishing, 1995)