Stem of a candelabrum

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Length (a): 71.5 cm (28 1/8 in.) (b): 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.) (c): 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.) (d): 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.778a-d

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Bronze, corroded; long cylindrical rod with convex flutings except at top and bottom; tapers towards the top.

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