Lamp, Pottery, Glazed, Islamic
11th Century-12th Century CE Country
Egypt See full details
Lamp. Mid-green glazed pottery oil lamp. Globular body with rising rim for the filling hole, small loop handle, short spout, broken and missing end, flat base. Body is without decorative elements. Wheel made, light cream clay fabric.
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
H83mm x W105mm x D78mm
History and use
The need to extend daylight hours has always been with us. Before the advent of electricity, illuminating a space was achieved with either a candle or a lamp.