Lamp from Tiwal esh-Sharqi

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 September 2016

The usual lamp from this period has four spouts. From analyses, it has been possible to identify the fuel used as fish oil. EBIV, 2400-2000 BCE. From Tiwal esh-Sharqi, Jordan Valley. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, September 13). Lamp from Tiwal esh-Sharqi. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5629/lamp-from-tiwal-esh-sharqi/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lamp from Tiwal esh-Sharqi." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 13, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5629/lamp-from-tiwal-esh-sharqi/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lamp from Tiwal esh-Sharqi." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Sep 2016. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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