Abbasid Oil Lamp

Medieval Islamic 

 original

bequest of: W.A.S. Sarjeant

date of the original: 8th century AD and later 

provenance of the original: purchased by donor in Carthage

description: Medieval Islamic. This lamp originated in the Eastern Mediterranean. It is made of baked clay with slip and has a bird and vine decoration on its shoulder. Length 9.25 cm.