A BRONZE AGE TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Please refer to our stock # WL.6 when inquiring.
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.
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
"Your word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path" (Psalm 119:105)