Model lamp

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.4 x 1.9 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.350

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Bronze; corroded; fair condition. Imitation of a shell; incising on rear like a clam shell. Pierced for suspension on handle.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription