Lamp with dolphin

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 50–100


Dimensions

Length: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

80.600

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

A lamp with an anchor-shaped nozzle, flat shoulder and concave disc, decorated with a dolphin on the disc.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry P. Kidder Collection; gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder