Early Byzantine Period
6th century A.D.
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)
8.6 x 6.7 x 3.8 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Top of an oval lamp with small unpierced handle; small and plain disc, with raised rim; wide and rounded shoulder decorated with long tongues, each with a row of raised points. Light unglazed clay.
Condition: nozzle and part of the right side damaged.
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America