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Lamp: E.13.2002

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Wooden oil lamp? with open mouth, handle and nozzle.

Measurements and weight

Height: 55 mm
Length: 195 mm
Width: 61 mm

Relative size of this object

19.5 m5.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2002) by Sheldrake, Valerie, Miss on behalf of Miss Elspeth Seller

Dating

Modern
Circa 1900 CE - 1920 CE

School or Style

Egyptian

Materials used in production

Wood

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.13.2002
Primary reference Number: 93881
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 24 March 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Lamp" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/93881 Accessed: 2022-10-06 08:31:09

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