Saucer Oil Lamp
Near Eastern (Canaanite)
replica: hand-crafted from an original lamp at ancientlamps.com
date of the original: c. 1500-600 B.C.
provenance of the original: unknown
description: The “saucer” is the earliest type of oil lamp. This undecorated example is Late Bronze/Early Iron Age, but this style of lamp continued to be used into the medieval period. Terracotta replica. Length 11 cm.