Early Byzantine Period
5th century A.D.
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)
Length: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A slightly ovoid, almost circular, lamp with one central filling-hole, raised rim round hole, and thickly studded on the surface of the disc with small beads. Unpierced handle.
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America