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Eagle lamp

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Lamp of brown clay with elongated oval shape; applied clay decoration on top in shape of an eagle with wings spread; small loop handle and raised base.


From Luxor. 1894: given to the MFA by Mrs. S. D. Warren. (Accession Date: October 1, 1894)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364


Height x width x length: 2.5 x 4.7 x 10.7 cm (1 x 1 7/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta); mold-made


The Ancient World


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