Let there be . . . lights. . .


Oil lamps were part of the daily life of ancients.  One lamp could give light to a whole room.  Even more, could two.

While exposing the remains of the plaster floor on DQ41, David Kluth uncovered two oils lamps together in a crevice just to the right of the north doorway to the room.

oil lamps

When cleaned and identified, these lamps may be helpful in dating the space we are excavating. David is rightly pleased with his find; so are we…