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Early saucer lamp
Iron Age I
1200 - 900 BC
Shallow bowl with no defined rim, pinched to form single wick-rest. Flattish underside.
Coarse gritty clay.
L. 14 cm
Minor rim crack (formed in antiquity when pinched).
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Cf. Kennedy, 466; Amiran, pls. 59:14-19, 100:1-7; Rosenthal & Sivan, 316-18.
The lack of a defined rim confirms an early date for this type.
Ex American collection.
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