Barakat Gallery
Login | Register | User Services | Search | Newsletter Sign-up
Barakat Gallery
HOME : Biblical Antiquities : Herodian Oil Lamps : Roman Period Terracotta Standing Oil Lamp
Click to view original image.
Roman Period Terracotta Standing Oil Lamp - P.0509
Origin: Bethlehem, Israel
Circa: 50 BC to 150 AD
Dimensions: 3.5" (8.9cm) high x 3" (7.6cm) wide
Catalogue: V1
Collection: Biblical
Style: Roman Period
Medium: Terracotta

$6,000.00
Location: United States
Purchase
Currency Converter
Place On Hold
Ask a Question
Email to a Friend
Previous Item
Next Item
Photo Gallery
Click photo to change image.
Print image
Description
This simple little lamp burned brightly during the Golden Age of Rome. Holding a separate wick in each of its many side holes, with oil poured into the large center hole, it would have produced a considerable glow. It still bears the lampblack of those ancient flames. Who sat in its presence on some long ago evening, talking and laughing until the early hours? An enduring token of man's desire to bring light to the darkness. - (P.0509)

 

Home About Us Help Contact Us Services Publications Search
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Security

Copyright (c) 2000-2020 by Barakat, Inc. All Rights Reserved

contact-form@barakatgallery.com - TEL 310.859.8408 - FAX 310.276.1346

coldfusion hosting