A fawn circular terracotta oil lamp, c. 600-800 A.D.

A fawn circular terracotta oil lamp, c. 600-800 A.D.

Code: 2278

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Description: A fawn circular terracotta oil lamp lacking spout and the wick hole on the lamp shoulder. The shoulder decorated with a single band containing vertical bars in relief and a wavy star-shaped pattern with alternating pellets on the discus. The lamp has a simple loop handle (now broken). Some clayey encrustation and a large chip to the underside. Probably from the Levant.

Size: 74 mm/2.9 ins. across

Culture: Byzantine/early Islamic

Date: c. 600-800 A.D.