Fustat / Lamp / Ceramic / Glaze

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Object Identifier
1969.02.0162a
Object Name
Lamp
Object Type
Lamps
Materials
Ceramic
Glaze
Weight
274 g.
Inscribed
161
Full Artifact Description
Oil lamp fractured in several areas. This footed ceramic oil lamp clearly had more than one spout, which would have allowed for several wicks to be lit simultaneously. Glazed ceramic (Pearls of Wisdom, Gruber; Dimmig).
Verbatim Date
12th - 13th C AD
Verbatim Provenance
Egypt
Verbatim Site
Fustat
Countermark
161
Exhibition Title
Pearls of Wisdom: The Arts of Islam at the University of Michigan (exhibit)
Exhibition Curator
Gruber, Christiane
Publication Title
Pearls of Wisdom: The Arts of Islam at the University of Michigan
Publication Author
Gruber, Christiane; Dimmig, Ashley
Publication Year
2014
Class Title
Working With Objects: Islamic Textiles, Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass, And Coins
Visual Culture Islam (F2022)
Class Instructor
Gruber, Christiane
Göloğlu, Sabiha
Class Department
History of Art
HISTART
Class Number
490
285
Class Year
2013
2022
Class Semester
774
Type Category
30

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1969.02.0162a
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"Fustat; Lamp; Ceramic; Glaze." In the digital collection Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Art & Artifact Collection. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1969.02.0162a/dsc_3581.jpg. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 24, 2024.
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