Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 11/16 × Diam. 2 3/8 in. (4.3 × 6.1 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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Graeco-Egyptian. Lamp. Terracotta, pigment, 1 11/16 × Diam. 2 3/8 in. (4.3 × 6.1 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, 16.295. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.295_view01.jpeg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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Terra cotta lamp (?) in the form of a bowl with two pierced handles. Top closed except for central opening; conventionalized lotus in raised relief decorates top. Conventionalized lotus on base.
Condition: General condition good. One handle chipped. Major portion of surface covered with black pigment.
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