Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Height x width x length: 3 x 6.5 x 8.5 cm (1 3/16 x 2 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“Later lamp” in shape of human face, holes in forehead and chin, yellowish tan fabric, shaped base with incised palm frond mark, no handle.
From Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription