Red-slip ware oil lamp - 910.114.389_1_ashleegalletta201106


Red-slip ware oil lamp

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, moulded), moulded-relief decoration, red slip
Geography: Probably made in Syria; said to have been found at Mukhmas, Palestine
Date: 1st-3rd Century
Period: Roman Imperial period
10.1 x 5.7 cm
Object number: 910.114.389
Not on view
Object History: This object is from a group acquired by the ROM in 1910 from J. Vester & Co of the American Colony in Jerusalem. The records say that individual objects were "from Michmash" or "said to have been found at Mikhmash" which is mostly likely the Biblical town of Michmas, modern Mukhmas, in Palestine.
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