Byzantine Christian pottery oil lamp from CyprusSC91
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A moulded pottery oil lamp decorated with a Christian cross between the central filling hole and the nozzle.
Cyprus, Byzantine period, 6th to 8th Century AD
8.6 x 6.3 cms
General surface wear and accretions as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: Major-General Edward Ranulph Kenyon CB CMG (1854-1937), Shropshire, UK; acquired in Cyprus between 1883-1886 and thence passed by family descent. ER Kenyon was Commissioner of Kyrenia in North Cyprus between 1883-1886 and a founder of the Cyprus Society.