‘Light of Christ Shines Beautifully For All’ inscribed on a Byzantine oil lamp in Greek
- 6th century oil lamp.
- Greek Christian inscription.
- Length: 9 cm / 3.5″ inch.
- Very fine condition.
- Found in Jerusalem, Israel.
- Includes a certificate of authenticity.
Oil lamps are a common find in the holy land as they were widely used in peoples home for lighting and daily use.
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a cellar or under a basket. Instead, he sets it on a lamp stand, so those who enter can see the light. (Luke 11:33)
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Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.