Byzantine-style oil lamp

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dc.contributor CLARC CLARC 2013-11-11T00:46:26Z 2013-11-11T00:46:26Z 2013-11-10
dc.identifier.other 470
dc.description Late Byzantine, Provincia Syria-Palaestina, c. 500 C.E.
dc.description The ovoid ceramic lamp has a vertical, conical handle, a rimmed hole at one end and a small hole in the opposite, elongated end. The large hole is encircled by an enclosed ray pattern and two petals decorate the lengthened end. A rim runs around the whole object on the top. The base has a circular rim, the body worn and heavy encrusted with dirt. There is back residue around the spout opening, indicating use in antiquity.
dc.description Currently on display in the Mandel Center for the Humanities.
dc.description.sponsorship Brandeis University, Department of Classical Studies
dc.format.extent Height: 4.9 cm. (1.929”)
dc.format.extent Length: 8.3 cm. (3.268”)
dc.format.extent Width: 5.3 cm. (2.283”)
dc.format.extent Width of base: 2.8 cm. (1.102”)
dc.format.medium Ceramic
dc.language No linguistic content
dc.language.iso zxx
dc.rights Copyright held by CLARC.
dc.title Byzantine-style oil lamp
dc.type Lamp June 1, 2016
dc.contributor.department Department of Classical Studies

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