Egyptian Oil Lamp with Serapis

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 March 2016
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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).

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, March 23). Egyptian Oil Lamp with Serapis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4724/egyptian-oil-lamp-with-serapis/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Egyptian Oil Lamp with Serapis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4724/egyptian-oil-lamp-with-serapis/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Egyptian Oil Lamp with Serapis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Mar 2016. Web. 25 Oct 2021.