Description: A circular fawn pottery oil lamp with simple lug handle and a ‘Star of David’-like design in relief around the central filler hole, a linear star-like design moulded on the base. Some encrustation, surface wear and traces of soot deposits around the wick hole, filler hole, and elsewhere on the body, probably from Palestine.
Size: 78 mm/3 ins. across
Date: c. 600-800 A.D.
Provenance: From the Collection of Mr M. Vaughan, London, formed in the 1970s-1980s.