Lamp

Egyptian
Cypriote
530–520 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Possibly from Naukratis

Dimensions

Length x Width: 0.1 x 12.5 cm (1/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1455

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Red clay; white priming; double spout; pierced for hanging; good condition.

Provenance

Possibly from Naukratis. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription