Hellenistic Period Oil Lamp – Antiquities from Jerusalem


Ancient clay Hellenistic period oil lamp antiquity from Israel.

● 1st Century B.C Oil Lamp.
● Hellenistic style lamp.
● Also found in Maccabean sites.
● Length: 3″ / 7.5 cm – Width: 2″ / 5cm.
● Certificate of authenticity and a stand included.

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Hellenistic period clay oil lamp antiquity from Israel.

This Type of oil Lamp is also found in Maccabean sites in the Judean hills.

In the tapestry of human history, light has always played a pivotal role in pushing back the darkness, both literally and metaphorically. Among the myriad artifacts unearthed from ancient civilizations, few are as emblematic of human ingenuity and aesthetic as the Hellenistic period oil lamp. Let’s embark on a radiant journey through time, exploring the glowing legacy of these ancient sources of light. As we illuminate the past, the humble oil lamp reveals stories of everyday life, art, and technology from a world long gone but never truly extinguished.

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 1 kg


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