Small Oil Lamp
Arts of the Islamic World
On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
Wasters, or ceramic products damaged during the firing process and therefore discarded as waste near the original kilns. Excavations by the Ottoman Imperial Museum in 1906 and 1908, by chance conducted near the thirteenth-century kilns, most likely exposed the buried wasters.
2 3/16 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (5.5 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Robert B. Woodward
Small Oil Lamp, 13th century. Ceramic, fritware, 2 3/16 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (5.5 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert B. Woodward, 09.309. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.309.jpg)
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