Aweidah Gallery

Biblical Roman Herodian set Oil Lamp And Oil Filler

Item #1213778

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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


Time of Jesus and King Herod the Great"

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 cm - Width: 6 cm 

Oil filler: Height: 14 cm - Diameter: 5 cm

Condition: Good condition with age weathering to the surface 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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