Oil lamp - 910.114.112_1_ashleegalletta201105


Oil lamp

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, moulded), moulded-relief decoration
Geography: Said to have been found at Mukhmas, Palestine
Date: 4th Century
Period: Early Byzantine Period
9.2 x 5.7 cm
Object number: 910.114.112
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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