Iron Age II Clay Oil Lamp – First Temple Era Pottery


Iron Age Period (850 – 550 BC) oil lamp.

  • Kind David period clay lamp.
  • Raised bottom lamp.
  • Very good condition.
  • Height: 7 cm.
  • Certificate of authenticity included.

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Iron Age II (850-550 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.

Additional information

Weight 0.3 kg


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