retour The manorial residence
of Rubercy (Calvados)

Oil lamp

second half of the 12th century

Oil lamp consisting of a small dish in terracotta with its lip pinched to receive a wick. There are clear signs of combustion either side of this wick holder. The dish rests on a conical foot intended to be planted in sand or earth.

Dimensions of the object
 H. 22 mm ; D. 18 mm

- Lorren C, Le Château de Rubercy (Calvados) : étude de la demeure principale (c. 1150-1204)  - Archéologie médiévale, VII, 1977, p. 109-178
- Lorren C, La demeure seigneuriale de Rubercy (milieu du XIIe - début du XIIIe s.)  - Château Gaillard, VIII, colloque de Bad-Muenstereifel, 30 août-4 sept. 1976. Caen : 1977, p. 185-192
- Lorren C, The castle of Rubercy (Calvados) c.1150-1204  - British archaeological reports, International series 121, 1981, p. 103-125

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D 87 1 149,  Dépôt DRAC de Basse Normandie