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James Library

Ancient Pottery Collection

Blackware ceramic olive oil lamp

 

Object Blackware ceramic olive oil lamp
Period Hellenistic
Date 330 BCE - 63 BCE
Condition Excellent
Comments Top of bowl has ribbed decoration
Size 3 3/9"L x 2 1/16"W x 5/8"H

 

Redware ceramic olive oil lamp

 

Object Redware ceramic olive oil lamp
Period Maccabean
Date 175 BCE - 63 BCE
Condition Excellent
Comments Unusual top flanges meet and fuse. Flat base.
Spout shows carbonization.
Size 3 1/8"L x 1 1/2"W x 1 1/2"H