Quarter 3/2013

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The Story of Lamps

People in the Stone Age used animal fat in a sand stone cup with a wick to create light at nighttime. This is the first form of lamps, which were developed through times. During the Roman time, lamps were made from bronze into many beautiful forms. Lit by olive oil, sesame oil, fish oil and whale oil, the Roman bronze lamps were used by rich people while the poor used candles.The development of hurricane lamps came with the wider use of petroleum products.

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