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Lampstand, 6th-7th century CE
Alternate Title: Candle Holder (B) and Base (A)
Lighting Device
Byzantine
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6th-7th century
Byzantine period, Early
Creation Place: Eastern Mediterranean
Leaded brass; Mixed copper alloy
25 x 11.3 x 8.1 cm (9 13/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of The Hagop Kevorkian Foundation in memory of Hagop Kevorkian
, 1975.41.141.A-C
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
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Provenance
Hagop Kevorkian collection (by 1941), gift; to the Fogg Museum, 1975.
Bibliography
Pagan and Christian Egypt: Egyptian Art from the First to the Tenth Century A.D., exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY, 1941), no. 89

Prof. Ioli Kalavrezou, Byzantine Women and Their World, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003), p. 196, no. 110, fig. 110.

Maria Xanthopoulou, Les lampes en bronze à l’époque paléochrétienne, Brepols (Turnhout, 2010), p. 247, no. CD 6.023.

Exhibition History
Pagan and Christian Egypt: Egyptian Art from the First to the Tenth Century AD, Brooklyn Museum of Art, 01/23/1941 - 03/09/1941
Byzantine Women and Their World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/25/2002 - 04/28/2003
Beyond the Surface: Scientific Approaches to Islamic Metalwork, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/21/2011 - 06/01/2013