Oil-lamp with menorah motif - ROM2007_9143_2


Oil-lamp with menorah motif

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, moulded), moulded-relief decoration
Geography: Possibly from Antioch, Syria, found near Tubas, Palestine
Date: 3rd-4th century AD
Period: Late Roman Imperial Period
3 x 10 x 8.5 cm
Object number: 910.114.520
On view
Gallery Location:Wirth Gallery of the Middle East
DescriptionThis object is one of a large number of objects acquired in 1910 by the ROM from Vester & Co., an antiquities dealer in Jerusalem. The piece has an alleged find-spot in Tubas. Current knowledge of this type is that it was made in Antioch, or possibly Caesarea.
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