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)
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
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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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_top.jpg)
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