Fustat / Lamp / Glaze / Clay (unfired)

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Object Identifier
1970.04.0423
Object Name
Lamp
Object Type
Lamps
Materials
Glaze
Clay (unfired)
Weight
136.3g
Pierced
no
Inscribed
no
Full Artifact Description
Oil lamp. This small turquoise-glazed lamp is essentially a wheel-thrown saucer that is pinched to form the spout. It has a central chamber for oil. Glazed ceramic (Pearls of Wisdom, Gruber; Dimmig).
Subjects
undecorated
Earliest Date
1200
Latest Date
1499
Verbatim Date
13th - 15th C AD
Verbatim Provenance
Egypt
Verbatim Site
Fustat
Production Site
site
Countermark
no
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 Manuscripts (W2020)
Visual Culture Islam (F2022)
Class Instructor
Gruber, Christiane
Göloğlu, Sabiha
Class Department
HISTART
Class Number
490.001
285
Class Year
2020
2022
Class Semester
Winter
Fall
Type Category
Artifact

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Record
1970.04.0423
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https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1970.04.0423/dsc_3589.jpg

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"Fustat; Lamp; Glaze; Clay (unfired)". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1970.04.0423/dsc_3589.jpg. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2023.