6th century B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Cemetery
Length: 7.6 cm (3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Near the Halicarnassus type. Wheel-made lamp with a double-convex body adn a steep inward-sloping rim. Low foot, short rounded nozzle. Pinkish clay; undecorated.
Condition: Broken and restored.
From Naukratis, Cemetery. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription