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Hanging lamp with leaf handle and griffin-head hook

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Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. W122, Mar. 1921. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Takideamani, A.D. 140–155

Object Place

Begrawiya, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 65.8 x 44 cm (25 7/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.966a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices