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