Schloessinger Collection

R. Rosenthal & R. Sivan. Qedem 8, Monographs of the Institute of Archaeology: Ancient Lamps in the Schloessinger Collection. (Jerusalem, 1978).

Standard reference, the collection includes a good general selection of lamps in addition to those specifically from the Levant. 4to, hard cover, 179 pp. with 697 illustrations. The 683 lamps (some of glass, bronze, and stone), 3 lamp molds and 11 lamp-fillers range in date from the Archaic Greek to the Islamic periods and in provenance from North Africa to India. The descriptions are accompanied by photographs and, in some cases, drawings.