Primitive lamp, a stone used as a floating wick holder, 1801-1900.
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Primitive lamp, a stone used as a floating wick holder, 1801-1900.

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Description

A stone lamp probably from the Shetland Islands made during the 19th century, in which what was probably a natural hollow has been enlarged for use as a floating wick holder. This lamp differs little to the form used 20,000 years earlier.
 

Image Ref.

10276209
 

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