Oil lamps from Jerash.


Two Roman oil lamps decorated with the image of Pan/Faun, excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archive; 1933 and 1939.300].


Two Roman lamps decorated with two roosters and an amphora; excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; unknown and 1939.300].


Oil lamp decorated with the image of a staff holding person/god, excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archive].


Two Roman lamps with a central design of a goddess/woman excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive; 1933 and 1939.299].


Fragment of a Roman lamp with a central design of grape vines excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Fragment of a Roman lamp with a erotic design of excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Seven noozle oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Jerash archaeological museum].


Seven noozle oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive; 1939.284].


Eight noozle oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive; 1929.651].


Oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive; 1939.357].


Wick end of a broken oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive; 1929.681c].


Roman oil lamp excavated with a horse head handle from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Poly nozzle oil lamp in the form of a Roman galley excavated from Jerash [Jerash Archaeological Museum]. I am not sure of the design resembles the myth of the Venus emerging as an adult woman from the sea or if the woman is Artimus reaching over her shoulder


Byzantine oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archives; inventory 1929:555].


Base and top of a Byzantine oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Byzantine oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Oil lamp with 5 wick holes excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archive].


Mold for forming the top half of an oil lamp with multiple wick holes excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archive].


Decorated bases of two Byzantine oil lamps excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archive].


Decorated Byzantine oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archive].


Late Byzantine/Umayyad oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale University Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939:366].


Early Roman oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939.327].


Early Roman oil lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive; 1939.316].


Late Byzantine lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939.374].


Late Byzantine lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939.297].


Late Byzantine lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939.311].


Late Hellenistic lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939.348].


Early Roman lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939.295].


Fragment of a Roman lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939.302].


Fragment of a Roman lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archive; 1939.334].


Roman lamp excavated from Jerash [Yale Art Museum Archives; inventory 1939.347].


Early Roman lamp with two nozzles [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Early Roman lamp in the shape of a foot [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Roman and Byzantine lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine and Early Islamic lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine and Early Islamic lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Closeup of the lion (and Arabic?) on a lamp base [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Closeup of a hooded saucer lamp of the style typical in Abbasid and Ayyubid Calphates. [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine lamp with an orant figure on the base [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine lamp with the image of a palm or tree on the base plus a partial Greek inscription [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Roman lamp with a floral design on the base [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Nine Roman lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Nine Roman lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Six Late Hellenistic and Roman lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Six Late Hellenistic and Roman lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Nine Roman lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Eight Roman lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Nine Roman lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Nine Roman lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Nine Roman lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Nine Roman lamp bases [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Byzantine and Medieval lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


Roman and Byzantine lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


9 Roman lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].


9 Roman lamps [Yale Art Museum Archive].

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