Holy Land Terracotta rare seven-spouted oil lamp, Circa 900 BC

Material:  Terracotta
Conservation:  Slight crack on the underside of the surface; foot of the object is missing
Material:  Terracotta
Dimensions:  9,5 x 12,5 cm
Provenance:  Archaeological Gallery, Israel, 2014. Export authorization from the Israel Antiquities Authority No. 526524 with date 07/08/2014 / This piece is accompanied by an export certificate from the Spanish Ministry of Culture No. 2020/04393 with date 23/07/2020 and certificate of authenticity.
Exhibited:  Ifergan Collection, Málaga (2018-2020)
Ref m6015 Category Tag

This rare oil lamp is unique in that it has an open fuel receptacle, unlike traditional oil lamps, which have a closed fuel receptacle. It is a bowl from which the supports emerge in the form of a fold, giving rise to a multi-nozzles oil lamp.

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