Lamp or censer

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height x width x depth (a): 12.4 x 6.7 x 12.1 cm (4 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 4 3/4 in.) Length (b): 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.) Length (c): 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) Length (d): 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.776a-d

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Bronze; boat-shape vessel, with flat cover rusted to the suspending rod which is rectangular. All corroded.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription