Lamp

Cypriote
Cypro-classical Period
5th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 234.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.6 cm.

Accession Number

72.88

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription