MOA Gift Shop

Soapstone Lamp (Round)

$45.50

Material: Soapstone
Artist: Cellar Hoard Replicas

1 in stock

Description

Round and shoe-shaped lamps from 11th century examples found in Iceland. Soapstone lamps were used with oil, such as fish or seal fat and wicks made from scraps of linen, moss, dried tree fungus, or cattail fluff. You can use olive/canola oil and a jute string.

The MOA Gift Shop

There is something for the whole family at the MOA Gift Shop with children’s items, books, Museum souvenirs, to our own archaeology-themed craft kits. We also showcase materials from Indigenous Artists and Craftspeople from across Turtle Island, including an exquisite collection of soapstone carvings, hand-crafted by Six Nations’ artists such as Larry Bomberry and the Henry Family.

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