Pottery oil lamp with face carving, from Egyptian tomb, 100-1BC

Made:
100-1 BCE in Egypt
One of three small pottery oil lamps, probably Egyptian or Romano-Egyptian

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One of three small pottery oil lamps, probably Egyptian or Romano-Egyptian
Science Museum Group Collection
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Pottery oil lamp with face carving, from Egyptian tomb, Romano-Egyptian, c.1st century BC.

Details

Category:
Lighting
Object Number:
1953-476/1
type:
oil lamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
credit:
Mrs H.M. Burke