Ancient Late Samaritan Oil Lamp “Noam Adler Collection”
The Trench with unidentified designs (writing?) On nozzle Branch.
Wheels and leaves on each shoulder.
With ring base, rim around shoulders, and knob handle
Ref. Noam Adler (Oil Lamps of the Holyland, The Adler Collection No.885).
Provenance: Noam Adler Collection before 2004.
Late samaritan lamps with a round filling-hole:
The shape of these lamps are similar to the Islamic lamps – a long pear shape with a trench on the nozzle. The shoulders are decorated with branches and geometric designs.
The filling hole is large and has a round shape.
Date: sixth and seventh Century AD.