Oil Lamp


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Oil Lamp   (1914.05.0194)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Lighting Equipment
  4. :
  5. Lighting Devices
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Migration Age?, 4th – 8th century?
Culture Merovingian?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 7.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 4.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 2.3 cm
Weight 98 g
Measuring Remarks Largest dimension is actually the width and the second largest dimension is actually the height. The third largest measurement was taken from the diameter of the spout where the wick would have been placed
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Grayish Brown (Hue 5 Y R 3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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

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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