Biblical Roman Herodian set Oil Lamp And Oil Filler
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All Items: Antiques:Regional Art:Ancient World:Holy Land:Pottery: Pre AD 1000: item # 1153294
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Directly from Jerusalem, an ancient biblical set oil lamp and an oil filler with a long cylindrical neck and a pear-shaped body)
Roman, Herodian, 37 BC - 70 AD
To hold this lamp in our hands is to feel the touch of some ancient hand upon it, to imagine forgotten corridors spring to life with its passing glow and then fade one more into darkness.
Measurements: Lamp: Length: 8.5 cm - Width: 6 cm Oil filler: Height: 17.5 cm - Diameter: 6 cm
Condition: Lamp: Some repair on the side as shown
The set is nicely mounted on a plexi-glass display stand of high quality
Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Israel
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