Bronze oil lamp and stand. Imported from Roman Egypt. From the grave of a local governor. Acanthus leaves decorate the top of the stand and some wick is visible in the lamp's spout. Swinging on high stand.
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Karanog, Aniba Cemetery
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993)
[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 154
[Book] Woolley, C. Leonard & Randall-MacIver, David. 1910. Karanog; the Romano-Nubian Cemetery (plates). Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia, Vol. IV. : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 30
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