A Holy Land Oil Lamp | 5th-6th century AD

This is a oil lamp with a wide lug handle to the rear. The texture is worn, and there appears to have been a chip to the larger hole as it is not a full circle. There are signs of use and the lamp has an overall stone beige colour. There are no signs of cracks, overall in good condition. 

Date:  5th-6th century AD

Size: 104 x 57 x 45 mm

Provenance: Purchased in 2020 from a UK auction house. Formerly the property of London collector; previously from an old collection formed in the 1980s. 


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