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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1330108

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Middle Bronze Age IIB-C; 1730-1550 BCE

This early lamp shows the beginnings of the development toward the more common lamp of the later Bronze Age. This example sits on a round base with a slight pinch of the frontal rim to form a wick hole. It is decorated with a red burnished slip.

In excellent condition with natural encrustation still present.

5.43 x 5.15 inches (13.8 x 13.1 cm)

From an American collection acquired in Israel. Ships from the United States.

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Amiran, Ruth, “Ancient Pottery in the Holy Land” (Rutgers University Press, 1970), 190, pl.59.