Lamp



Accession Number
W1082
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Lighting equipment and implements, Lamp
Material
Pottery
Provenance
Palestine, Tell Fara, Tomb 731
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Lamp from Tell Fara. Presumably excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1928-1929. 12.5cm long.

Other Identity
F/731x5/91A4 (tomb 731 and Petrie type 91A4)
Previous Owners
British School of Archaeology in Egypt | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Excavation Details

British School of Archaeology in Egypt | See Document in Wellcome Institute WA/HMM/CM/Col/17 which lists material collected from UCL in return for #25, Antiquities found at Tell Fara (Beth Phelet) season 1928-1929 including 802, a tomb group of late Phlistine period 1100BC globular cooking pot blackened by fire, lamp.

Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 18 Jul 2020

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