AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1293638

Please refer to our stock # L.194 when inquiring.
Biblical Artifacts
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at The Inbal Hotel, Liberty Bell Park, 3 Jabotinsky Street
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606

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 $250.00 
c. 8th-9th Century CE

This mold-made, pear shaped, lamp sits on a ring base and has conical handle. The shoulders are decorated with concentric bands of raised geometric patterns with a central channel encompassing both of the fill hole and nozzle. This channel is also decorated with a geometric motif and two pellets.

In excellent condition with natural patina present.

10 x 7.5 cm (3.94 x 2.95 inches)

Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Noam Adler, “A Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collection”, (Old City Press: Israel, 2004).

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