Judaean Oil Lamp
An ancient Judaean pottery oil lamp with a handle, a beaded design around the center, a menorah-like image near the spout, and impressed designs on the bottom.
Ca. 6th century AD.
A full lamp of this type would burn for two or three hours.
cf.: D. M. Bailey, A Catalogue of Lamps in the British Museum, Vol. III, Roman Provincial Lamps, (London, 1980), no. Q2344.
Formerly in a New Jersey private collection.