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Fragment of lamp

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Sabrakamani
275–263 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VII

Dimensions

3.0 x 7.2 x 8.8 cm (1 3/16 x 2 13/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-198

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Incomplete fragment of a lamp, ornamented in relief, partially smoke-blackened.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition