lamp-ornament / lamp / handle
Copper alloy lamp handle: with a scallop-shell-shaped reflector ornament which covers most of the upper surface of the lamp. Surface coloration: cleaned to bare metal.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, monastery
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Length: 16 centimetres
- Height: 11 centimetres
Attached to 1919,0505.774. The body of 1919,0505.774 and this handle-ornament belong together and are of the same metal mix. Analyses: copper: 69.8; lead: 12.7; tin: 2.9;
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA32216
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