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Fragment of a Lamp

Object Name:
Fragment of a lamp
Date:
13th–14th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; glazed
Dimensions:
H. 2 (5.1 cm) L. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
x.211
Not on view
Unknownprovenance; acquired by the Metropolitan Museum by 1938
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