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Authentic Ancient Early Bronze Age Clay Oil Lamp

Authentic Ancient Early Bronze Age Clay Oil Lamp

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Authentic Ancient Early Bronze Age Clay Oil Lamp

  • The oil lamp size: 7X5 CM
  • The age: 3100 BCE
  • Found: Jerusalem 
  • The material: Terracotta 
  • Whats comes with the Oil lamp : authentic certificate verifying its age

Product Description:

Experience the dawn of human civilization with this extraordinary authentic oil lamp from the Early Bronze Age, meticulously crafted from clay by ancient hands. Dating back over four thousand years, this lamp is a tangible relic of a bygone era, a testament to the ingenuity and resourcefulness of early human societies. Its simple yet elegant design reflects the dawn of craftsmanship and technology, offering a glimpse into the daily lives and rituals of our ancient ancestors. With its timeless beauty and historical significance, this clay oil lamp is not just a functional artifact but a window into the earliest chapters of human history.

Historical Background:

The Early Bronze Age, spanning from around 3300 BCE to 1200 BCE, marked a period of significant technological and cultural development in human history. During this time, clay oil lamps emerged as essential tools for lighting and illumination in households, temples, and communal spaces. Crafted by hand using rudimentary tools and locally sourced materials, these lamps served as vital sources of light in an age before modern lighting technology.

The design of clay oil lamps during the Early Bronze Age varied greatly depending on geographic and cultural factors. Some lamps featured simple bowl-shaped bodies with small spouts for wicks, while others boasted intricate decorations and patterns inspired by nature or religious symbolism.

Whats Makes It Unique?

What sets this authentic Early Bronze Age clay oil lamp apart is its unparalleled historical significance and rarity. Dating back over four millennia, this lamp offers a direct connection to the earliest stages of human civilization, providing a tangible link to our ancient past. Unlike modern reproductions, this lamp bears the marks of its age, with surface imperfections and weathering that speak to its authenticity. Owning this lamp allows one to hold a piece of history in their hands, offering a glimpse into the ingenuity and creativity of our earliest ancestors. As a symbol of human progress and innovation, this authentic Early Bronze Age clay oil lamp stands as a timeless testament to the resilience and resourcefulness of early human societies.

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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."