Mold for a Lamp
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
7/8 x 3 3/8 x 5 1/16 in. (2.3 x 8.5 x 12.8 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. Mold for a Lamp, 5th century C.E. Terracotta, 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 5 1/16 in. (2.3 x 8.5 x 12.8 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, 16.284. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.284_threequarter.jpg)
threequarter front, 16.284_threequarter.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Terra cotta lamp of pear shape, open, shallow dish, type. Christian cross incised on base of interior. On under side roughly incised inscription (?). Maker's mark incised on base.
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