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Authentic Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

Authentic Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

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Authentic Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

  • The oil lamp size: 11X8 CM
  • The age: 63 BCE 
  • The material: Terracotta 
  • Whats comes with the Oil lamp : authentic certificate verifying its age.

Product Description:

Own a piece of ancient history with this authentic Roman oil lamp, a tangible link to the daily life of the Roman Empire. Crafted over two millennia ago, this lamp bears the marks of time, its weathered surface whispering tales of bygone eras. Made of clay and adorned with simple yet elegant designs, this lamp once provided light to the homes and streets of ancient Rome. Display it proudly as a testament to the ingenuity and craftsmanship of ancient civilizations, or marvel at its beauty as a collector's item steeped in history.

Historical Background:

Oil lamps were an indispensable part of Roman life, serving as primary sources of illumination before the advent of electricity. Crafted by skilled artisans, these lamps were mass-produced to meet the needs of a bustling empire. They were used in households, temples, and public spaces, illuminating the darkness with the flickering glow of oil and flame.

The design of Roman oil lamps evolved over time, with various shapes and decorative elements reflecting regional styles and cultural influences. Some lamps featured intricate relief patterns, while others bore simple geometric designs. Despite their differences, all Roman oil lamps shared a common purpose: to provide light and warmth in an age before modern conveniences.

What Makes It Unique?

What makes this authentic Roman oil lamp truly unique is its direct connection to the ancient past. Unlike replicas or modern reproductions, this lamp is a genuine artifact from the Roman Empire, bearing witness to the everyday lives of ancient Romans. Its weathered appearance and patina tell a story of centuries gone by, making it a tangible link to a distant era. Owning this lamp allows one to hold a piece of history in their hands, bridging the gap between past and present. As a relic of antiquity, this authentic Roman oil lamp stands as a tangible reminder of the enduring legacy of one of history's greatest civilizations.

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Why us?

"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."