Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E.-642 C.E.
Roman Period to Late Antique Period
4 1/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 15/16 in. (10.3 x 8.2 x 5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Small Lamp, 30 B.C.E.-642 C.E. Clay, 4 1/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 15/16 in. (10.3 x 8.2 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1563E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1563E_front.jpg)
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Very light tan pottery lamp preserving no traces of slip or glaze. On the bottom is incised an inscription. The top is decorated in raised relief which can be interpreted either as an animal's head protruding from a frame or as a crowned head with plaited locks.
Condition: Surface is chipped. Brown stains around spout and on base.
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