Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Early Roman Period (probably)
3 3/4 × 1 × 5 in. (9.5 × 2.5 × 12.7 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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Lamp, 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Terracotta, 3 3/4 × 1 × 5 in. (9.5 × 2.5 × 12.7 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, 16.311. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.311_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Oblong terra cotta lamp with seven spoutsm though probably orginally nine spouts, though probably originally nine spouts, Top surface decorated with unidentified genre scene of Alexandrian type. Cast hollow in two part mould.
Condition: Right end of lamp missing. Surface worn. Openings smoked.
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