Oil lamp

This oil lamp was excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in 1904 from the Romano-Egyptian site at Herakleopolis, or Ehnasya. It is one of 45 objects donated to this museum from the excavation. At that time it was typical for ‘common’ types of object to be given to regional museums in Britain amid the public interest in ancient Egypt.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
oil lamp
Simple Name
Full Name
oil lamp
Cultural Group
Period Classification
Roman Period - 30 BC-AD 384
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Egypt Exploration Fund Committee
Collection Site Name
Ehnasya (Herakleopolis)
Collection Country
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent

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