Frog type lamp

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, Giza or Rifeh

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 3 x 7.7 x 9 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.564.3

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta); mold-made

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Lamp of gray clay; round shape in frog style with incised cross hatching design; raised base, central hole, no handle. Compare Bailey. LAMPS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM III. Q2111EA Plate 49.

Provenance

From Giza or Deir Rifa. Excavated by the Egyptian Research Account.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription