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Biblical Iron Age pottery oil lamp, 1000 B.C

Biblical Iron Age pottery oil lamp, 1000 B.C


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1235494
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OIL LAMP

HOLY LAND – IRON AGE ;
1200 - 980 B.C
“Time of King David”

Biblical pottery saucer type oil lamp with a base and burning marks “Soot” at the nozzle, everted rim and pinched mouth, thick walls.

The thick, clumsy base of this lamps is a feature peculiar to southern Israel in the Iron Age II Period, and represents a new development in the millennium-long tradition of round-based lamps.

Parallels: Ruth Amiran, 1970: PL 100:20 (beit Mirsim)Beer-Sheba I: 56:5, PL. 63:135

Measurements:

Length: 13.5 cm
Width: 13 cm

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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