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Catalog number 88.1.23
Title Lampstand on animal paw tripod base
Object Name Lamp, Oil
Description Lamp stand for oil lamp; molded shaft, base forms a spool on three animal paws; near the top of the disk is another spool, and the shaft ends in a blunt spool which is inserted into the lamp base.
Medium/Material Bronze
Dimensions H-10.5 inches
Year Range from 400
Year Range to 800
Search Terms 5th century AD
6th century AD
7th century AD
8th century AD
Byzantine
Coptic
Early Christian
Lampstand
Oil lamp
Bronze
Near East
Metalwork, bronze
Exhibition and Publication History * Exhibited "The Joseph Ternbach Collection: A Glimpse into the Past," Israel Museum, 1981-82, not included in the catalogue.
*"Director's Choice, Part I," G-TM, 4/17-6/1/02, Amy Winter, Curator.
*"Interwoven Worlds: Exploring Domestic and Nomadic Life in Turkey," GTM at Flushing Town Hall, March 9-April 29, 2012. A. Winter and A. Bauer, Curators.
Culture European/Near Eastern