Oil lamp - 910.114.166_1_ashleegalletta201105


Oil lamp

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, moulded)
Geography: Found near Beisan-Beit She'an (ancient Scythopolis), Israel
Date: 1st-4th Century
Period: Roman Imperial period
13.6 x 10.5 cm
Object number: 910.114.166
Not on view
Object History: Purchased from Vester & Co, Jerusalem, in 1910. Records say the object was found "near Beisan". The site is still known by the Arabic name of Beisan, but also Beit She'an, in Israel, which was the ancient Scythopolis, "city of the Scythians".
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