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Authentic Ancient Byzantine Oil Lamp

Authentic Ancient Byzantine Oil Lamp

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Authentic Ancient Byzantine Oil Lamp

  • The oil lamp size: 11X8 CM
  • The age: 330 AD
  • Found: Jerusalem 
  • The material: Terracotta 
  • Whats comes with the Oil lamp : authentic certificate verifying its age.

Product Description:

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Byzantine history with this remarkable authentic oil lamp from the ancient Byzantine Empire. Crafted over a millennium ago, this lamp is a tangible artifact of a civilization that shaped the course of history. Made of clay and adorned with intricate designs, this lamp once illuminated the halls of Byzantine palaces and the humble homes of its citizens. With its timeless beauty and historical significance, this lamp is not just a piece of ancient history but a window into a world of art, culture, and innovation.

Historical Background:

The Byzantine Empire, spanning over a thousand years from the 4th to the 15th century, was a powerhouse of art, culture, and innovation. Byzantine oil lamps, like this one, were essential fixtures of daily life, providing light and warmth to Byzantine households, churches, and public spaces. Crafted by skilled artisans, these lamps often featured elaborate designs and religious symbols, reflecting the influence of Byzantine Christianity and the artistic traditions of the empire.

The Byzantine period witnessed the fusion of Eastern and Western cultures, resulting in a rich tapestry of art and architecture. Byzantine oil lamps were no exception, drawing inspiration from Roman, Greek, and Middle Eastern styles while incorporating unique Byzantine motifs and iconography.

Whats Makes It Unique?

What sets this authentic Byzantine oil lamp apart is its direct connection to one of the most influential civilizations in history. As a relic of the Byzantine Empire, this lamp bears witness to the rise and fall of emperors, the spread of Christianity, and the enduring legacy of Byzantine culture. Its intricate designs and craftsmanship reflect the artistry and innovation of Byzantine artisans, making it not just a functional object but a work of art in its own right. Owning this lamp allows one to hold a piece of history in their hands, bridging the gap between past and present and offering a glimpse into the splendor of Byzantine civilization.

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"At Hamedian Gallery, our journey spans over 35 years of dedication to excellence in the world of antiquities. Through hard work, passion, and the support of our valued customers, we've achieved remarkable milestones that have shaped our reputation as a trusted source for rare and authentic treasures.

Our breakthroughs in the industry have been fueled by the countless friendships and partnerships we've cultivated along the way. These relationships have not only enriched our collection but have also allowed us to expand our offerings to include a diverse array of items, from Icons and pottery to ancient coins, statues, and carpets.

One of our proudest achievements came when the Israeli Antiquities Authority and The Ministry of Tourism granted us authorization to sell a wide range of antiquities, affirming our commitment to authenticity and integrity. This milestone opened doors to new opportunities, leading to partnerships with international companies and participation in prestigious auctions worldwide.

What sets us apart is our unwavering dedication to authenticity. Every item in our gallery is accompanied by a legal certificate from the Israeli Antiquities Authority, and our inventory is meticulously cataloged and classified by the Israeli Museum. This ensures that our customers can shop with confidence, knowing they are acquiring genuine pieces of history.

To our esteemed customers, we extend our heartfelt appreciation for your trust and support. Thank you for allowing us to share our passion for antiquities with you. We invite you to explore our gallery and discover the timeless treasures that await."