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Lamp of red clay with radiating petal motif in relief around central disc; round shape, central hole, no handle.

Provenance

From Giza or Deir Rifa. Excavated by the Egyptian Research Account.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

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

Findspot

Giza or Rifeh, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 3.1 x 6 x 7.8 cm (1 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.564.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta); mold-made

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices