Early Byzantine Period
4th–6th century A.D.
Length: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A lamp with irregular (square) shape of body, no handle, inscribed by maker LAPAS. There is a filling-hole in center of top, surrounded by rings.
By date unknown: with R. Lanciani; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation