3rd–4th century A.D.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 355.2.
Length: 10.2 cm (4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A slightly ovoid, almost circular, lamp with one central filling-hole and thickly studded on the surface of the disc with small beads. From Catacombs of S. Saturninus.
By date unknown: with R. Lanciani (said by him to be from the catacombs of S. Saturninus); 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