Reproduction Ancient Oil Lamps
The replica ancient oil
lamps in this section represent clay lamp styles used in the Late Roman
Empire and into the Byzantine and Christian period. These clay lamps
molded directly from original ancient oil lamps or modeled after an
original if not cast directly from one.
Late Roman - Byzantine
lamps on this page are $ 9.95 (USD) each.
Circa 5th Century AD
The Cyrene is a Late
lamp. The original this lamp is modeled after was made in North Africa
in the late 5th century AD. It features a Latin fourchee style cross on
the nozzle area, and three triangular shapes with dots/circles in the
around the filling hole. These may form a second cross with the first
making the lower part of it. They may also be symbolic of the Holy
(4" by 2.25")
Circa 4th to 5th Century AD
A Roman North African
directly from the original. A geometric motif ornaments the filling
and it has a decorated shoulder.
Molded directly from an
(4.75" by 3")
and graphics on this site are