AN IRON AGE TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Please refer to our stock # WL.33 when inquiring.
Iron Age IIC; c. 800-586 BCE
From the northern part of Israel, this lamp is composed of a central bowl for the containment of oil on a flattened base. The wick hole is formed by pinching the front rim together,with the rear rim folded outward.
In excellent condition with slight chip to rim of lamp.
4.84 x 5.11 inches (12.3 x 13 cm)
From an American collection acquired in Israel. Ships from the United States.
Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Amiran, Ruth, “Ancient Pottery in the Holy Land” (Rutgers University Press, 1970), 291, pl. 100.