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Lamp

Lamp: closed, with spout, handle, and ring base. Buff paste, painted

Provenance

From Meroe, W 154, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: August 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 7 x 15.5 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3319

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices