Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Early Roman Period (probably)
7/8 x 3 5/8 x 4 15/16 in. (2.3 x 9.2 x 12.5 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, 7/8 x 3 5/8 x 4 15/16 in. (2.3 x 9.2 x 12.5 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 terracotta lamp with seven spouts, though probably originally nine spouts. Top surface decorated with unidentified genre scene of Alexandrian type. Cast hollow in two part mold.
Condition: Right end of lamp missing. Surface worn.
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