Lamp (fragment)

Greek
Early Archaic Period
7th century B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .139 Height .155 NEED to remeasure

Accession Number

86.646

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

An open lamp with a wheel-made body with a large central tube. Inward-sloping walls with an everted rim. The applied nozzle is short and rounded.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription