Lamp

Greek
Hellenistic Period
Late 3rd–early 2nd century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 11.9 cm.

Accession Number

89.148

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Agora type 34 Teapot shape.
A wheel-made lamp with coarse irregular black glaze, upright strap-handle and long wick-end. Unornamented.

Provenance

By date unknown: Howard P. Arnold Collection; gift of Howard P. Arnold to MFA, April 10, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Arnold