Authentic Byzantine period 5th century (early Christian) oil lamp with a design of a cross on the nozzle
Very good condition
Length: 3 inch
Byzantine oil lamps bring light and life usually contained spiritual and early christian symbols.
Most of these lamps are discovered in ancient convents around Jerusalem
A very unique piece from early Christians living in Jerusalem!
Ancient Oil lamps, other than lighting the house had a way to proclaim a message
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Psalm 119:105)
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
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.