Early Christian Clay Oil Lamp – Byzantine Period

$349.95

Authentic Byzantine (Early Christian) oil lamp with a design of a cross on the nozzle.

Oil lamps in ancient days had a way to speak to people depending on which inscription these items had.

Very good condition.

Length: 3 in.

A very unique piece from early Christians living in Jerusalem!

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

5 in stock

Description

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.

Additional information

Weight1.3 kg
Dimensions4 × 4 × 8 cm

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