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1951

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Oil Lamp, 1st century BC

This is a Oil lamp. It is dated 1st century BC and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is unglazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of David Wolfe Bishop. It is credited Gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop.

Its dimensions are

4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Oil Lamp, 1st century BC; unglazed earthenware; 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop; 1951-84-29

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