Frog type lamp
Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Period to Byzantine (Cop
3rd to 4th century A.D.
Height x width x length: 3.9 x 6.2 x 9 cm (1 9/16 x 2 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Red clay; oval; frog type; high relief spotted quadruped (frog?) on top; no handle; raised oval base with “A” shaped pot mark. One of twenty-five lamps of various designs. Compare Bailey. LAMPS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM III. Q 2129 EA. Plate 47.
Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.
Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt