Lamp (fragment) with Actaeon
1st century A.D.
Diameter: 7.3 cm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A fragment of a lamp with circular body; no handle (possibly with an anchor-shaped nozzle, decorated with volutes). Flat shoulder with three grooves; and concave disc, decorated with Actaeon horned, with right foot advanced, defending himself with a club against a hound which is springing on to his right leg. He has a spear in his left hand and a chlamys wrapped around left arm.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Rome); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900