About this object

Bronze lamp on top of a tripod base stand with claw feet. The lamp has a long elaborate loop handle, curved over, terminating with a crucifix. The lamp cover is missing.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Household Objects
  • Culture
    Byzantine (Coptic)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    3rd - 9th centuries AD
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the estate of Dr. Philip Nelson, 1953
  • Collector
    Philip Nelson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Before 1951
  • Measurements
    365 mm x 180 mm
  • Related people
    Philip Nelson (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Philip Nelson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1953
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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