Lamp

Greek
Classical Period
5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 11.2 cm (3 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1526

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Shallow bowl with incurved rim, flat turned base, slightly raised; short shallow blunt nozzle; and band handle at rear. Black glaze over all except bottom. From Benghasi.

Broneer Type IV

Provenance

By 1912: according to MFA archival card: Probably deposited by Richard Norton.

Credit Line

Probably deposited by Richard Norton