Pottery Oil Lamp 750 AD

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Description

Early Islamic pottery oil lamp, formed of fine pink clay. It has a rounded slipper shape spike handle and is decorated on the shoulders with high relief vertical lines. It rests on a slightly raised circular base. This is a fine quality artifact in very good condition, it was formerly in a Colorado private collection, assembled by a UN staffer while working in the Middle East in the mid- 1960s, thence by descent to the most recent owner.

Dimensions: 3 3/4" L x 2" W x 1 3/4" H

Provenance: Palesine, Middle East

Age: Circa 750 AD

Type: Actual item-one only