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Model lamp

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Defenneh, S 1543

Dimensions

Length x width x height:1.0 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm (3/8 x 1 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.709

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Gray and red mottled, model lamp with the inside hollow.

Provenance

From Tell Dafana (Daphnae), South 1543. 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription