Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 5th-6th century C.E.
1 9/16 x 2 1/2 x 3 7/16 in. (4 x 6.3 x 8.8 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Coptic. Lamp, ca. 5th-6th century C.E. Pottery, 1 9/16 x 2 1/2 x 3 7/16 in. (4 x 6.3 x 8.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.153. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Buff color pottery lamp of conventional shape. Frog in high relief on upper surface with circular opening in center of his back. Circular spout with low rim.
Condition: Surface worn, otherwise good. The lamp originally had white slip traces of which remain scattered over entire surface. Christian symbol incised on base. Good workmanship.
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