Lamp

Greek
Late Archaic Period
Late 6th–early 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length (incl. nozzle): 9.2 cm; width: 7.5 cm

Accession Number

12.1528

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Wheel-made body with a flat rim and a central tube. Short, tapering nozzle with rounded end. Undecorated. Orange-buff clay; red to black glaze for inside.

Provenance

According to MFA archival card: from Benghas; probably deposited by Richard Norton

Credit Line

Probably deposited by Richard Norton