H 290 x W 205 mm
Highly illustrated throughout in black and white with 10 colour plates
Published Mar 2017
This volume illustrates lamps from the Byzantine period excavated in the Holy Land and demonstrates the extent of their development since the first enclosing/capturing of light (fire) within a portable man-made vessel.
Introduction; I. The Southern region: Judean Shephelah; II: The Yavne region: (I. LR2a, LR5a included above) and II. LR 11, II. LR11a; III. Jerusalem workshops, types III. LR12-III.B15 (Map 4); IV. Negev, Southern region, wheel-made oil lamps; V. The Samaria Region (V. LR 18 - V. B27); VI. The Phoenician coast including the Northern part of the country (VI. I B31- VI.III B 45); VII. The Bet She’an boundary, eastern part of the Decapolis (VII. LR45–VII. B54); VIII: Imported Oil Lamps; Bibliography; Concordance Table of Sites; Catalogue; Plates