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Clay oil lamp: E.3.2002

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19


Clay oil lamp




Ceramic wheel-made oil lamp.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003) by Sheldrake, Valerie, Miss on behalf of Miss Elspeth Seller


Late Antique
Circa 500 CE - 600 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.3.2002
Primary reference Number: 93866
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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