Lamp

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


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.4 x 5.7 x 10 cm (15/16 x 2 1/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.53

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Red clay; round with elogated spout; leaf pattern around disk surrounded by raised rope design; no handle; 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