c. 2nd-1st century B.C.
Mold made of cream clay with double convex body and long nozzle , triangular in shape , raised ring surrounding the wide filling hole, a slight circular base. Red slip on upper part of body and rim with radiating lines in relief. Found in Jerusalem. In excellent and original condition.
3.35 x 2.6 x 1.26 inches (8.5 x 6.5 x 3.2 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)