Hanging lamp with leaf handle and griffin-head hook

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Takideamani
A.D. 140–155


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Begrawiya, Pyramid W 122

Dimensions

Overall: 65.8 x 44 cm (25 7/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.966a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. W122, Mar. 1921. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition