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~ ROMAN, GREEK, EGYPTIAN, PERSIAN & INDO PERSIAN  ~

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EXTRAVAGANT, ANTIQUE, 'GRAND TOUR' BRONZE, ROMAN OIL LAMPS ~ Item # lamp-147 ~

* See Full Description, Details and Additional Photos ~ in Room 1 ~ (Link Below) *

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Long before the invention of the electric light bulb & the convenience of the light switch... for Hundreds of Centuries before... Oil Lamps provided the light source for people all over the World.  Oil Lamps were safer than candles and actually produced a brighter flame, and were cheaper to burn. Terra Cotta Oil Lamps (some being made in exquisite art forms, embossed & painted) were cheap to produce, but the main problem was that they broke if dropped or mishandled.  For those fortunate enough to afford... a Hand-Made / Hand-Forged Bronze Oil lamp would last indefinitely. 

*** Note: Lamps such as these burned Olive Oil and animal fat for fuel source ****

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Roman Empire & Greek Oil Lamps ~ Room 1            Roman Byzantine Oil Lamp ~ Room 2     

Persian / Indo-Persian & Egyptian Oil Lamps ~Room 3             Replica Oil Lamps ~ Room 4                                                 

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A Fantastic Pair of Large Antique ROMAN OIL LAMPS ~ ITEMS # lamp-020 & # lamp-021

 ~ Measuring 14 inches x 7-3/8 x 10-7/8 inches high ~  Shown in Room - 1 (Link above) ~

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An Exquisite Pair of Antique ROMAN OIL LAMPS ~ ITEM # lamp-165 ~ Room 1

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