Lamp

Egyptian
Cypriote
530–520 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Possibly from Naukratis

Dimensions

Length x Width: 4.5 x 4.9 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1456

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Red clay; spout formed by pressed rim; 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