Kallistos is a working replica of an Ancient Greek Oil Lamp This one features a pigeon carrying an Olive branch. According to the Old Testament, after the great flood Noah sends out a dove to see if the waters have subsided. The dove returns with a fresh olive leaf in her beak and since then the dove became a symbol of peace. The olive branch like the dove is a symbol of peace. Bearing the olive branch in the dove's mouth suggests the work of the ecclesia in bringing the message of salvation to those who would be saved.
The oil lamps from Epalladio are artistic replicas, handmade with respect for thousand of years of tradition. There are made of stoneware (high fired clay) and are guaranteed for endurance and excellent function. The designs are characteristic of those from museums around the world. A lit oil lamp promises to provide a healthy and exotic atmosphere in any home.
Dimensions (W/L/H): 9cm by 15.5cm by 4cm (3.54 x 6.10 x 1.58 inches)
Handmade and imported from Crete, Greece.
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