A circular Byzantine pottery oil lamp, c. 600-800 A.D.

A circular Byzantine pottery oil lamp, c. 600-800 A.D.

Code: 1918

£50.00
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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

Culture: Byzantine

Date: c. 600-800 A.D.

Provenance: From the Collection of Mr M. Vaughan, London, formed in the 1970s-1980s.