<em>Small Lamp</em>, 30 B.C.E.–642 C.E. Clay, 4 1/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 15/16 in. (10.3 x 8.2 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1563E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1563E_front.jpg)

Small Lamp

Medium: Clay

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:30 B.C.E.–642 C.E.

Dimensions: 4 1/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 15/16 in. (10.3 x 8.2 x 5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1563E

Image: CUR.37.1563E_front.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Very light tan pottery lamp preserving no traces of slip or glaze. On the bottom is incised an inscription. The top is decorated in raised relief which can be interpreted either as an animal's head protruding from a frame or as a crowned head with plaited locks. Condition: Surface is chipped. Brown stains around spout and on base.

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