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Islamic Oil Lamp - PF.1833
Origin: Jericho
Circa: 700 AD to 900 AD

Collection: Islamic Art
Medium: Terracotta


Additional Information: SOLD

Location: United States
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This ancient lamp might have burned in the Holy Land during the early flowering of Islam. A metaphor for joy and prosperity, for hope, for life itself, lamps have illuminated the path of civilization for centuries. They have shed light on mundane and extraordinary events alike, guiding great thoughts through the night, and standing vigil with lonely passions. In the presence of this simple object, we are in touch directly with a vanished world, with those who drew comfort from its light. Today it remains as an enduring symbol of man's desire to conquer the darkness. - (PF.1833)

 

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