Mini Roman Oil Lamp – Red Color with a Beautiful Decoration


Roman oil lamp discovered in Jerusalem

● Mini clay Roman Period.
● Length: 3″ / 7 cm.
● 1st and 2nd century after Christ.
● IAA export approval included.

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Roman period clay oil lamp.

The significance of this lamp extends beyond its aesthetic appeal. Oil lamps from this era played a crucial role in the daily lives of the Romans, serving not only as a source of light but also as a symbol of prosperity and protection. The intricate decoration on the lamp, which includes motifs and patterns that are emblematic of Roman art and culture, provides valuable insights into the artistic trends and cultural values of the time. This example sparks considerable interest amongst archaeologists and historians, who see it as an important piece in the puzzle of understanding the complexities of Roman life in Jerusalem.

● Mini clay Roman Period.
● Length: 3″ / 7 cm.
● 1st and 2nd century After Christ.
● IAA export approval included.

Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones and the light of the lamp. (Jeremiah 25:10)

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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