Lamp

Cypriote
Cypro-geometric Period
8th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 235.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.9 cm.

Accession Number

72.89

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Lighting devices

An open lamp with a very narrow rim. The sides of the rim are folded upward. Undecorated.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription