Oil lamp

Description
This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Ptolemaic of 2rd. century B.C.? Pseudo-delphiniform, having an angle on one side, rayed ornamentation. Red, 3.1 in. Found at SAKKARAH, EGYPT.’ It was collected by Lieutenant Colonel Montague whose collection of over 800 classical archaeological objects is an important resource in the museum collections.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/9
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
oil lamp
Simple Name
lamp
Full Name
oil lamp
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Ptolemaic Period - 332-30 BC
Family Group

Material
ceramic
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD
Collection Site Name
Sakkarah
Collection Country
Egypt
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa

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