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Lamp

Date:
11th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Earthenware; monochrome glaze
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm) W. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.20.18
Not on view
1935, excavated at Tepe Alp Arslan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1936, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

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