Late Bronze Age Terracotta Oil Lamp

Item Description

C. 1550-1200 BC

An interesting terracotta oil lamp in the shape of a bowl with an inturned rim which has been pinched to form a single wick-rest.

Origin: Palestine.

Chip to rim with some earthy surface deposits otherwise intact and a large size.

Ref: Lampes Antiques by Herve Dejean. Planche 2.

Provenance: Ex P. M. Collection, Ex London Collection, collected in 1980’s-90’s.

Size: 130mm length



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