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Accessories and instruments - Lamps

Ceramic oil lamp decorated with the silphium motif, Erythron - Al Athrun, Byzantine period, 12 x 8 cm.

Ceramic oil lamp decorated with the silphium motif, Erythron - Al Athrun, Byzantine period, 12 x 8 cm.

© French Archaeological Mission / Vincent Michel
Glazed ceramic mosque lamp with 12 branches, Msellata (Tripolitania), Islamic Era, 53.5 x Ø 29 cm.

Glazed ceramic mosque lamp with 12 branches, Msellata (Tripolitania), Islamic Era, 53.5 x Ø 29 cm.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni

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Material
Ceramics | Metals
Type
Instruments
Details
Oil lamps and moulds: Ceramics, metal (bronze, silver). Rounded bodies with a hole on the top and in the nozzle, may have a lug. Geometric and floral motifs (beading, rosette, silphium plant) or may have inscriptions. |  | Mosque lamps: Glass, glazed ceramic. May have a straight or round bulbous body with flared top and several branches.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Libya
Period
1st millennium BC – AD 1551