Holy Land Terracotta Oil Lamp with Pinched Spouts

GBP 95.00

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Object Description

A light clay oil lamp from the Holy Land, dating to the Middle Iron Age, circa 2250-2000 BC. The lamp features an incised cross to the side, four pinched spouts, a flattened base and a shallow interior cavity. Each spout would have held a wick which, soaked in combustible would have been lit in order to provide light and fire for every households.

Date: Circa 2250-2000 BC

Period: Middle Bronze Age I Period

Object Condition

Condition: Fine, with some earthly encrustations to the surface.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    H:12 centimeters

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St James's Ancient Art
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