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Green-glazed Lamp, Byzantine

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Artist Unidentified


Green-glazed Lamp, Byzantine

Creation Date



14th-15th century


2 9/16 in. x 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm. x 6.5 cm.)

Object Type


Medium and Support


Credit Line

Gift of George Warren Hammond, Honorary Degree, 1900, and Mrs. Hammond


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Object Description

Per object file 8/1/2018:
Flat-bottomed, straight-sided. High neck for filling, flaring in profile, deeply inset. Vertical loop handle attached to body, rising above lip, and recurving to join it. Short spout, broken.
Covered with green glaze shading to black in places, very much worn. Traces of bruning on spout.