Lamp

Greek


Findspot: Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 311.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.105 H. 0.272 D.

Accession Number

88.1040

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Creamy white glaze. Hollow ring on four legs, with nine mouths for wicks. On top and sides cross-hatched lines between two stripes. Legs, most of mouths, and other parts restored.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885-6: 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).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription