AN ISRAELITE OIL LAMP AND DIPPER JUGLET
Please refer to our stock # P.969+P.970 when inquiring.
Iron Age II; 930-586 B.C.
A wheel made clay oil lamp with everted rim, low disk base pinched to form spout. Found In Hebron. In good condition with very minor restoration.
A black, clay “dipper juglet” used to fill an oil lamp. Round body with slender neck, attached handle from neck to shoulder. Very nice burnished slip. Found in Hebron. In very good and original condition.
Lamp: 2 x 4.95 inches (5.2 x 13.2 cm)
Juglet: 3.5 inches (8.9 cm) high
Custom Lucite stand, worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
Ruth, Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, (Rutgers University, 1970).
The production of pottery was one of man’s great innovations in the later stages of the prehistoric period and one of the most important landmarks in the long process of transition from the nomadic life of hunters and food-gatherers towards a settled existence.