Aswan Ware lamp with Greek inscription - ROM2017_15738_22


Aswan Ware lamp with Greek inscription

Medium:Mould-made earthenware with thin vermillion-red slip
Geography: Found in al-Fayyūm, likely made in the Aswan region of Upper Egypt
Date: 5th-6th century AD
Period: Mediaeval Coptic period
3.5 x 7.6 x 5 cm
Object number: 916.1.370
Credit Line: The Walter Massey Collection
Not on view
DescriptionA small palmette motif at the base of the nozzle is flanked by an inscription in Greek script. Twelve short cord motifs radiate out from the filling hole.
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