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Home > Catalog > |Antiquities| > |Antiquities by Type| > |Oil Lamps| > AL34114
Late Roman - Early Byzantine, Antioch, Syria, High-Handle Terracotta Oil Lamp, 5th - 6th Century A.D.
"High-handle" lamps (this style) have been attributed to 5th and 6th Century Antioch. They have been found in tombs in Syria dated to this period and are much less common even in areas as close as Palestine.
AL34114. High-handle lamp; cf. Anawati C273 (unbearded face) and Warschaw 470 (similar face other decorations differ); 11.6 cm (4 1/2"), Choice - Superb, buff terracotta with red slip, high-handle ornamented with high-relief bearded face or animal forepart facing, steep shoulders, ridge around discus and nozzle forming channel, pellet and circle design on shoulders, discus and trench; lovely; SOLD

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