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4993. Fine Islamic lamp: see Farid Karam Collection

 
 
 
 
 
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A nice crisply preserved Islamic terracotta oil lamp with
slightly sunken discus



Totally intact



Unglazed but slipped. Slip coming off on the handle
though.



100mm



Islamic circa 12th century



The vessel is well-represented in archaeological reports.



Very similar  to one in the Farid Karam Collection
at The University of South Florida



Dr. James F. Strange,  Professor and archaeologist
at the University of South Florida in Tampa, dates this type  to the
12th/13th century



Yizhar Hirschfeld, The Roman Baths at Hammat Gader, 1997,
p. 328. and pl. XI, no. 4.



Colt Archaeological Institute, Excavations at Nessana,
1962, p. 62-64, no. 24, pl. XXVIII.



Price: 165 GBP

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