Lamp

Egyptian
Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Period to Byzantine (Cop
A.D. 332–476


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.3 x 4.6 x 9.7 cm (7/8 x 1 13/16 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.48

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Red clay; oval; simple decoration; handle; round, raised base. One of twenty-five lamps of various designs.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt