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Lamp

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)
    Old Cairo (found)

  • Date:

    ca. 1100-1300 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Major W. J. Myers

  • Museum number:

    1790-1897

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 6

Physical description

Lamp, buff earthenware, of baluster shape with trumpet-shaped mount, long projecting spout, and spreading foot ring with a small loop handle, coveres with an opaque turquoise glaze.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)
Old Cairo (found)

Date

ca. 1100-1300 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 11.68 cm conversion, Diameter: 7.11 cm

Descriptive line

Lamp, earthenware, pedestal foot, covered in a turquoise glaze, Egypt, 1100-1300. Found in Fostat (Old Cairo)

Production Note

Found in Fostat

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazing

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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