Ancient Judaea, circa “Year Zero” // Herodian Oil Lamp
Ancient Judaea, circa “Year Zero”. Nice Herodian ceramic oil lamp, made c. 4 BC - 4 AD. This was the type of lamp that would have been used to light the inside of Jesus' tomb after His crucifixion. With a rounded, flat body and flared nozzle. Ancient reddish Holy Land earthen deposits on the surfaces.
3.125"L x 2.375"W x 1"H
— Ex Hamedian Gallery, Via Dolorosa, Old City, Jerusalem
— Found Near Jerusalem
— Ref: Bussiere - Rivel 309 for type
— Every specimen is unique but similar in condition and appearance. The one you will receive might be slightly different and not necessarily the same as pictured.
This piece is accompanied by a hand-signed certificate of authenticity which includes all the details, culture, dating, motifs/inscriptions when applicable, historical relevance, and provenance.
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