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BYZANTINE BULB-SHAPE LAMP

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, 3. European Glass, Byzantine Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE by Allaire Collection of Glass on June 5, 2015

Byzantine Bulb-Shaped Lamp

This is an early Byzantine blown glass lamp. Vessels similar to this object have been found in fourth to sixth century contexts in the Republic of Abkhazia, on the eastern coast of the Black Sea. The second picture is an example of the holder the lamp was hung  in when used.

H: 8 cm

4th to  6th Century

94E Byzantine Bulb-Shaped Lamp

Byzantine lamp holder

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