Lamp

The blackened rim of this lamp is caused by sooting and shows the lamp had been used more than once. It was found during excavations of an early medieval rubbish pit in Exeter.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
300/1988/220
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Material
potterychert-tempered ware
Common Name
lamp
Simple Name
lamp
Period Classification
Saxo Norman (1066-1200)
Production Year Low
1000
Production Year High
1199

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double shelled lamp