Elephant head lamp
Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Period to Byzantine (Cop
Height x width x length: 3 x 4.2 x 8.5 cm (1 3/16 x 1 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Red clay; elongated oval shaped into an elephant head; no handle; raised base. One of twenty-five lamps of various designs.
Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.
Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt