A grey-fawn Syro-Palestinian oil lamp, c. 500–700 A.D.

A grey-fawn Syro-Palestinian oil lamp, c. 500–700 A.D.

Code: 1598

£70.00
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Description: A grey-fawn Syro-Palestinian oil lamp with short thumb spur and sharply sloping shoulder decorated with a raised linear/herringbone pattern. Some minor chips to the body and overall surface wear and a darker grey, less weathered, fabric on the underside, otherwise condition good, possibly from Samaria.

Size: 105 mm/4.1 ins. in length

Culture: Byzantine

Date: c. 500–700 A.D.

Provenance: Previously in a South London private collection.