Stone Oil Lamp

Object Name: Lamp

Date: 9th century

Geography: Iran, Nishapur

Culture: Islamic

Medium: Steatite; carved

Dimensions: H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
L. 9 13/16 in. (25 cm)
W. 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm)

Classification: Stone

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1938

Accession Number: 38.40.116

Description

This lamp has a pleasing design for holding several wicks, and a curved handle for transporting it.

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