Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Oil Lamp

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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

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