Lamp with Europa and bull
Early Imperial Period
1st century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Cyprus
Length: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A lamp with an anchor-shaped nozzle, flat shoulder and concave disc, decorated with Europa seated on a bull.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription