Late Ptolemaic oil lamp - ROM2018_16917_99


Late Ptolemaic oil lamp

Medium:Mould-made earthenware with polished surface
Geography: Made near Bubastis, Egypt; found in al-Fayyūm, Egypt
Date: Late 1st century BC or early 1st century AD
Period: Late Hellenistic or Roman Imperial period
3.75 x 10.5 x 5.6 cm
Object number: 916.1.104
Credit Line: The Walter Massey Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis lamp is made of 'Bubastis ware' (light grey clay with a polished grey surface) from the eastern Nile Delta region. It has relief and impressed patterning.
Greek WorldEgypt
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