Coptic. <em>Mold for a Lamp</em>, 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)

Mold for a Lamp


Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:5th century C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 5 1/16 in. (2.3 x 8.5 x 12.8 cm)


Accession Number: 16.284

Image: 16.284_top.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. Condition: Excellent.

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