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View Categories Home > Catalog > |Antiquities| > |Antiquities by Type| > |Oil Lamps| > AL34113Judean, "Daroma" Terracotta Lamp, 1st Century - First Half of 2nd Century A.D. ďAnd you shall command the people of Israel that they bring to you pure beaten olive-oil for the light, that a lamp may be set to burn continually.Ē Exodus 27:20.
Adler writes, "The decorations testify that these lamps were manufactured and used by Jews." An olive spray, the source of the lamp fuel, ornaments the top of this lamp.
Adler also notes the site of the workshop or workshops for this group is uncertain but "it seems certain they were made in one location because of their common features."
AL34113. Jewish Terracotta Lamp, cf. Adler group 3.3.D.5, no. 325; Warschaw 107 -108, Superb; 9.5 cm (3 3/4"), finely made, ring handle, flat discus with olive branch ornamentation on shoulder, lily on volute nozzle; very attractive; SOLD
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