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Lamp

Pottery lamp with two holes, one showing traces of burning. Handle is broken, but the piece remaining has two small holes, perhaps for suspension.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag; 5413; in debris. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 24 cm (4 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-104

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices