Crusader Clay Oil Lamp with ‘Animal Head’ design on the handle discovered in Jerusalem.
An authentic Crusader pottery oil lamp from the early Christian period in the Holy Land. This unique oil lamp features a decorative Animal Head handle design. Lamps of this type were a sign of power in the ancient times.
Early Christian house light in excellent condition.
Length: 3.3″ inches / 8 cm.
Weight: 286 grams.
Discovered in the Holy Land.
The foolish ones said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil; our lamps are going out.‘No,’ they replied, ‘there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves. (Matthew 25:8-9).
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export.
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.