Lamp is decorated with a band of ridges radiating away from the fill hole. A bearded face embellishes the upper surface of the nozzle. Base is a central dot surrounded by three graduated rings. The knife-trimmed handle rises in a semicircular shape from the body of the lamp and opposite the nozzle. Dark residue at the nozzle indicates use.
Ceramic Oil Lamp
3rd-4th centuries CE
4.1 x 9.4 x 5.7 cm.
Digital 3D model
Eastern Mediterranean region
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Physical Collection ID
Color: Light orange. View description: Overhead view. Condition: Good. The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.
Unknown, "Oil lamp" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 135.
AF-P Nikon 18-55 mm 1:3.5-5.6G, Canon EOS 5DS
Digital Photogrammetry, Agisoft Photoscan Professional 1.4.4
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)