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BI3

Reference: BI3 / Cat. No.

Period: Byzantine / Islamic

Origin: Palestine

Date: 600 800 AD

Description:

On nozzle (from wick-hole): Greek letters f w and possibly V (phi, omega, sigma).


Manufacture: Mould made.

Condition: Restored damage to r. side.

Notes:
Cf. BMC III, Q2328 (alpha on nozzle); Adler, 980; Djuric, C329; Kennedy, 775; Rosenthal & Sivan, 538; Israeli & Avida, 436, 447-8.
Kennedy Type 23A.



Comments:
The inscription may be a rough version of the Greek word for 'light'.



BI3



Last edited: 03-10-2009

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