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House-Shaped Lamp

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Possible Place Made: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES 100-642 C.E.
    PERIOD Late Roman Period to Late Antique Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (12 x 8.5 x 8.5 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.273
    CREDIT LINE 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
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Terracotta lamp-house. Pyramidal roof terminating in pierced loop. Ribbed column at each side of front opening. Other three sides pierced with openwork designs. Condition: Entire surface weathered and chipped.
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