Authentic Islamic Abbasid clay oil lamp.
Discovered in Lod (south of Tel Aviv).
Length: 4″ inches.
Very nice artistically decorated.
Momentous events took place with the Muslim conquest of the region in the seventh century A.D. This marked the beginning of a historical-cultural process which led to the profound changes in Israel and it’s material culture. These events did not leave an immediate impression on the style of small artifacts, as the craftsmen continued to create in accordance with tradition.
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.
Shipped direct from the Holy Land.
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.