Lamp with bust
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Length: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
An ovoid lamp, pointed at the ends and with an upright handle, decorated with a bust in profile on the disc and conventional ornament on the 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