Iron Age Oil lamp A terra cotta Iron Age style oil lamp replica, made in the Jewish city of Hebron, at the heart of the Judah mountain region in the holy land of Israel. The Iron Age Oil Lamp gift is a great solution for how to light the house in an authentic way. This gift is great for romantic lighting, for a Shabbat candle lighting, for oriental lighting, for authentic lighting and for a house ornamentation object. This gift is an invitation to enjoy the same lighting Biblical Persons enjoyed from. Enjoy the light of King David, King Solomon, King Shaul and much more. And you shall command the people of Israel that they bring to you pure beaten olive-oil for the light, that a lamp may be set to burn continually. Exodus 27: When you set the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light in front of the lamp stand (menorah). Numbers 8: 1 -4 There I shall cause pride to sprout for David; I have prepared a lamp for my anointed. (Psalms 132:16); For a commandment is a lamp and the Bible is light; and reproving discipline is the way of life. (Proverbs 6:23); A lamp is called a lamp, and the soul of man is called a lamp. (Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 30B) He was a burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light. (John 5:35); And night shall be no more; they need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and they shall reign for ever and ever. (Rev. 22:5). Oil lamps were used for many spiritual rituals. They were buried with the dead to comfort the soul and to light the way to the hereafter. They lit the interior of dark tombs. Lamps were used to honor the memory of the deceased as well as acting against evil spirits. The oil lamp and its light also became important ritualistic articles with the further development of Jewish culture and its religion.