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Lamp
Early Bronze IV Period 2350 BCE-2150 BCE

Medium
fired clay
Measurements
4.8 × 12.2 × 12.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Pella, Jordan
Accession Number
1996.479
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of the University of Sydney, Pella Project, 1996
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Buff earthenware lamp (reddish) formed as a round, flat-bottomed bowl and folded inwards at four points to supply rests for wicks. Black lines (remains of decoration?) below rim.