Pottery lamp. Applied vertical band-handle. Discus decorated with band of small circles. Shoulder has Greek inscription; below is a row of raised points. Nozzle-top decorated with cross between two ladder patterns. Narrow, pointed oval base-ring. Brown, micaceous clay covered with a red slip.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Aswan Relief Ware Type II
- Length: 8.73 centimetres
- Width: 5.49 centimetres
- Height: 4.36 centimetres
Inscription Translationof the Holy Merkourios
Close: Wulff, O., 1909. ‘Altchristliche und mittelalterliche byzantinische und italienische Bildwerke’ I. Berlin : Reimer, 1290, from Thebes.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA52955
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