The most commonly used tool for illumination in the early periods were the oil lamps that we have frequently come across in excavations and researches. During those times, they were used by burning the wick attached to the reservoir where vegetable or animal oil is placed, and its portability was the most important aspect of its functionality. Accepted as the light of God during the Byzantine period, offered to the temples as sacrifices and qualified as sacred objects, some of the decorations frequently seen on oil lamps are hunting scenes, tree of life depictions, mythological scenes, nature vistas, passages from daily life and geometric motifs; on some of them heartfelt wishes are also written. Some of the early Roman period oil lamps found in Turkey were smuggled out of country and nowadays they are on the displays of many museums in Europe and America. The patterns on this ancient Deer Oil Lamp has a hunting scene and the floral motifs of the period. Deer Oil Lamp is produced from handmade granulated glass and all of the relief patterns are decorated with 24-carat gold and antiquated paints.
Diameter : 18 cm
Height : 10 cm
Product origin : Turkey
It is recommended to use a dry cloth to clean it. It should not come into contact with a damp cloth or water