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BSP3

Reference: BSP3 / Cat. No.

Period: Byzantine

Origin: Palestine

Date: 500 600 AD

Description:


Fabric: Buff clay.

Manufacture: Mould made.

Notes:
Cf. Rosenthal & Sivan, 484-5, p.116; Adler, 924-5, (motif) 943-4.


Comments:
Although the design of diagonal ridges typically decorating the nozzle of this type of lamp is ambiguous, the version seen here may represent a menorah on tripod base.



BSP3



Last edited: 27-09-2006

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