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Early Islamic Clay Oil Lamp 750 AD

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Pottery oil lamp, Byzantine - Islamic transitional Era. Circa 600-750 AD. The clay oil lamp features a spiked handle and a double ridge around the fill hole, it rests on a slightly raised circular base. Decorated with radiating vertical strokes. Most likely produced during the early decades of Islamic (Ummayad Dynasty) rule. They were no doubt used in Christian contexts. 

Dimensions: 3 3/8" L x 2 1/2" W x 1 1/2" H

Provenance: Palesine, Middle East

Age: Circa 750 AD

Type: Actual item-one only