AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pre AD 1000: Item # 792225

Please refer to our stock # L.89 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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 $275.00 
c. 7th-11th Century A.D.

A mold made ovoid lamp with wide raised rims by central hole and knobbed handle. Very well defined carinations, concentric circles containing various geometric designs on body of vessel. Three concentric circles on base. Nice, natural patina. In excellent and original condition.

4.09 x 3.11 x 1.85 inches (10.4 x 7.9 x 4.7 cm)

Plexiglas stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Qedem 8 , “Ancient Lamps in the Schloessinger Collection”, (Jerusalem, 1978)

Noam Adler, “Oil Lamps of the Holy Land”, (Jerusalem, 2005)

Srdjin Djuric, “Ancient Lamps from the Mediterranean”,(Eika Publishing, 1995)