Byzantine Period Oil Lamp – Discovered in Jerusalem


Byzantine period decorated clay oil lamp

  • Very good condition.
  • Length: 3.5″.
  • Unique red color.
  • Certificate and a stand included.

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Byzantine period decorated oil lamp – Discovered in Jerusalem.

  • Very good condition.
  • Height: 3.5 cm.
  • Decorated with Palm branches.
  • Momentous events took place with the Byzantine empire in the region in the fourth century A.D. This marked the beginning of a historical-cultural process which led to the profound changes in Israel and i’s material culture. These events did not leave an immediate impression on the style of small artifacts, as the craftsmen continued to create in accordance with tradition.

    Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.

    For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life (Proverbs 6:23)

    Shipped direct from the Holy Land.

    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.

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Weight 0.2 kg


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