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Lamp

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (made)

  • Date:

    700-900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr G. D. Hornblower

  • Museum number:

    C.1369-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Lamp of buff earthenware, of almond shape with flat up-standing handle, relief moulded around the collar with panels enclosing birds, flowers and star-shaped devices.

Place of Origin

Syria (made)

Date

700-900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded

Dimensions

Length: 9.8 cm

Descriptive line

Lamp, buff earthenware, almond shaped, relief moulded with panels enclosing birds, flowers and star-shaped devices, Syria, 700-900.

Production Note

Found in excavations in Fostat

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded

Categories

Ceramics; Lighting

Collection

Middle East Section

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