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Lamp

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag; 5413; in debris.

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 24 cm (4 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-104

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Pottery lamp with two holes, one showing traces of burning. Handle is broken, but the piece remaining has two small holes, perhaps for suspension.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag; 5413; in debris. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition