Lamp

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


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 3.4 x 8.6 x 14 cm (1 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.63

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Red clay now grayish; floral motif in relief on top; no handle; piece broken off side. 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