Roman History for your Home
Romans were not only a force to reckoned with on land but also at sea. Many great seafarers could be found among the people of this proud ancient superpower. Seamen could be, just like today, venture out the ocean under military order or on civil behalf, for example fishermen. Everything coming out of the sea was highly valued by the Romans people. Especially the fish and other critters. Fish were brought from the shores to the cities in large water tanks, so they would not spoil while on their way. That caused high prices for many fish and transformed them into luxury items and delicacies. Thus, it should not come as a surprise that you would also find depictions of the creatures of the sea on objects of daily life such as lamps and more.
Lamps decorated like that were mostly used by fishermen or fishmongers. But also private citizens used them from time to time.
If you too feel a special bind to the sea and its inhabitants and enjoy antiquity as well, then do not hesitate and become the owner of this oil lamp today!
Facts and Details
- Weight: 240 grams
- Made from clay
- Modeled after a real archaeological find
- dated back to the 1st or 2nd century A.D.
- Just use vegetable oils!
- High quality materials
- Comes with wicks included
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