Roman Lamp With Menorah Roman menorah lamp.. Product #: AS-3081 Regular price: $850.00 $850.00 In Stock
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Roman Lamp With Menorah

Product Code: AS-3081
Length: 8.9CM

£850.00

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A buff pottery oil lamp with a wide filler hole, the shoulder decorated with three pomegranate fruit each side; the base of the nozzle with a menorah; short lug handle at the rear.

The menorah has been a symbol of Judaism since ancient times and is described in the Bible as the seven-lamp (six branches) ancient Hebrew lamp stand made of pure gold and used in the portable sanctuary set up by Moses in the wilderness and later in the Temple of Jerusalem. Fresh olive oil of the purest quality was burned daily to light its lamps. 

Fine condition; nozzle with...

A buff pottery oil lamp with a wide filler hole, the shoulder decorated with three pomegranate fruit each side; the base of the nozzle with a menorah; short lug handle at the rear.

The menorah has been a symbol of Judaism since ancient times and is described in the Bible as the seven-lamp (six branches) ancient Hebrew lamp stand made of pure gold and used in the portable sanctuary set up by Moses in the wilderness and later in the Temple of Jerusalem. Fresh olive oil of the purest quality was burned daily to light its lamps. 

Fine condition; nozzle with minor cracks (consolidated); otherwise complete and intact with minor encrustations. 

Circa 1st century AD.

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