Eagle lamp

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.5 x 4.7 x 10.7 cm (1 x 1 7/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

94.277

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta); mold-made

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Lamp of brown clay with elongated oval shape; applied clay decoration on top in shape of an eagle with wings spread; small loop handle and raised base.

Provenance

From Luxor. 1894: given to the MFA by Mrs. S. D. Warren.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1894)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren