AN IRON AGE TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1330102

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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.

Bibliography:

Amiran, Ruth, “Ancient Pottery in the Holy Land” (Rutgers University Press, 1970), 291, pl. 100.