University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 33-12-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Arabic
Provenience: Egypt
Section:African
Materials:Glass
Height: 0.2m
Depth: 0.075m
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Richard Waln Meirs, 1933

Description

Twelve lamps, (kandil), of type used in No. 33-12-4. A-F painted, black, gold, red, blue; the others plain. Stated to have come from the "Omar Temple" (i.e., Mosque of Amr). It is uncertain whether any of these belong to the lantern No. 33-12-4.


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