Thanks for the feedback. I did some research and found some similar-looking lamps on Google, but they are listed as being "12th Century." If the language is Aramaic I would think that the lamp is much older than 12th Century. Wouldn't the script be Arabic if it were 12th century? Also there is a bird on the handle, it's my understanding that Muslim art never has animals. The material is bronze.
Here are two more pictures. There are two lamps. These pictures are of the other one and might be clearer: