5th century B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 234.
Diameter: 11.6 cm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lamp with broad flat floor, flat rim, and broad flat base. Sides of rim folded upward and prinched at front to form a narrow open spout. Undecorated.
Condition: Broken at rim.
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