Frog type lamp

Egyptian
Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Period to Byzantine (Cop
A.D. 332–476


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 3.5 x 5.7 x 7.8 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.49

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Brown clay; oval; frog type; frog/monkey/dog(?) in high relief on top; no handle. One of twenty-five lamps of various designs.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt