ISRAELITE PERIOD OIL LAMP

$340.00

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Description

Ancient terracotta lamp consisting of a saucer or bowl which is compressed to form a nozzle for a wick.

It is one of the early forms of the lamp, which impressively illustrates the development of technology.

Such lamps were used in various phases of the Israelite period, e.g. the First Temple period (while Solomon’s Temple was standing).

Date: ca. 1200-586 BC

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