Lamp

Greek


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.4 x 4.7 x 6.2 cm (15/16 x 1 7/8 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45914

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Round with long spout and small lug handles on the sides, ring base, narrow raised rope decoration on shoulder, raised ring around center opening.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription