Tuesday, February 1, 2011
These are drawings of an oil lamp found close by the "Sea of Galilee Boat." The lamp was dated to a period from 50 BC to AD 50. It was made in the style of a Roman lamp and was probably thrown on a pottery wheel near the Sea of Galilee or in Jerusalem.
Shelley Wachsmann, "The Sea of Galilee Boat," Perseus, Pub., 1995, P. 243