Egyptian Oil Lamp with Serapis

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 March 2016

This is a fragment of a clay handle of a delta ceramic oil lamp; the loop handle is preserved. The fragment shows a bust of Serapis wearing a polis. From Egypt. Roman Period, 30 BCE to 641 CE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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