A BRONZE AGE TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1323065

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Middle Bronze Age IIB-Late Bronze Age I; c. 1730-1400 BCE

This wheel made lamp sits on a round base and composed of a central bowl for the containment of oil and a pinched spout to hold the wick of the lamp. Shows signs of use in antiquity.

In excellent condition.

6.41 x 6.45 x 2.67 inches (16.3x16.4x6.8 cm)

From an American collection. Ships from the United States.

Free shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Bibliography:

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

Ruth Amiran, "Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land", pg. 190, pl. 59

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