Oil Lamp


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Artifact Identification Oil Lamp   (1900.38.0024)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Lighting Equipment
  4. :
  5. Lighting Devices
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire, 30 BCE
Culture Roman

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 6.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.1 cm
Weight 30 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta
Manufacturing Processes Cast--Press-Mold,
Munsell Color Information Strong Brown (2.5YR 4/6) Black (N 2.25/ 3.8% R) -burn spout

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Divisions for region taken from: Baines & Málek 1980 Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon. James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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