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Middle Bronze Age II Terracotta Oil Lamp - L.2408
Origin: Found in Samaria, Palestine
Circa: 1900 BC to 1600 BC
Dimensions: 4.75" (12.1cm) wide
Catalogue: V1
Collection: Biblical
Medium: Terracotta

$400.00
Location: United States
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A lamp such as this might have lit homes during the age of the Biblical patriarchs. A metaphor of joy and prosperity, for hope, for life itself, lamps have illuminated the path of civilization for centuries. They have guided great thoughts through the night, stood vigil with lonely passions. In the presence of this simple object, we are in touch directly with a vanished world, with the people once warmed by its glow. Today it remains as an enduring symbol of man's desire to conquer the darkness. - (L.2408)

 

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