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Lamp of red clay; oval shape with simple impressed design, with somewhat worn surface; 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 x 7.7 x 9 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.564.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta); mold-made

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices