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Lamp

Object Number:33-12-5.5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Arabic
Provenience: Egypt
Section:African
Materials:Glass
Height: 19.6 cm
Outside Diameter:8.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Richard Waln Meirs, 1933
Other Number:33-12-5E - Other Number

Description

One of 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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