Votive Oil Lamp


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Votive Oil Lamp   (1944.03.0106)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial?, 19th – early 20th century
Culture Indian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 11.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 8.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.6 cm
Weight 177 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Brass
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellow (5Y 7/6) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Ions, Veronica. Indian MNythology. 7-headed Naga, of the ser pert race (picture p. 108). Ganeshu, p. 100-105. (1) Ward, Geoffrey C. The Maharajas in Treasures of the World series. pp 162-164 (pictures). (2) Ibid. pp104-105 (pictures).

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Parry Collection of Lamps and Candles
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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