Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by David Harris
Stone Hanukkah lamp with additional cavity for used wicks
Yemen
1930s
Steatite (soap stone), carved
L: 18; W: 13.5 cm
Carl Rathjens Collection, on permanent loan from Salman Schocken, Tel Aviv
Accession number: L-B10.0016 ; 118/296
 
 

Publications:
Muchawsky-Schnapper, Ester, The Yemenites: Two Thousand Years of Jewish Culture, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2000, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir