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Lamp

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W154

Accession Number

24.3340

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Small closed lamp with long spout and no handle, molded. Decoraed relief, dark paste (black).

Provenance

From Meroe, W154. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition