Authentic Iron Age I (1200-1000 BC) King David’s time oil lamp discovered in Samaria.
Very good condition.
Height: 7 cm.
A great piece from everyday life in Israel from the first temple period time of King David!
In the early Iron Age, oil lamps retained their former shape through the outward tenancy of the folded rim was exaggerated. The rim was also becoming wider and flatter and thus the pinching led to a deeper and higher spout.
For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life. (Proverbs 6:23)
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Shipped direct from Israel.
Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities. Located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.