Finely Potted Roman Oil Lamp Oil lamp.. Product #: AS-3439 Regular price: $170.00 $170.00 In Stock
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Finely Potted Roman Oil Lamp

Product Code: AS-3439
Length: 9.9CM

£170.00

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A finely potted pale orange terracotta oil lamp with volute nozzle; the discus decorated with foliate design, pierced lug handle at the rear; standing on a ring base.

Complete and intact with light accretions.

Early 2nd century AD.

Such lamps are similar in shape to the southern lamps. They served the Jewish people of Jerash and its environs, who apparently preferred lamps like those that were manufactured in Judea. A limited selection of patterns decorated the lamps produced in Transjordan. As a rule they consisted of plant patterns (like leaves), vine clusters, grapes, and pomegranates

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A finely potted pale orange terracotta oil lamp with volute nozzle; the discus decorated with foliate design, pierced lug handle at the rear; standing on a ring base.

Complete and intact with light accretions.

Early 2nd century AD.

Such lamps are similar in shape to the southern lamps. They served the Jewish people of Jerash and its environs, who apparently preferred lamps like those that were manufactured in Judea. A limited selection of patterns decorated the lamps produced in Transjordan. As a rule they consisted of plant patterns (like leaves), vine clusters, grapes, and pomegranates

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