Lamp with Coptic saint

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic)
A.D. 332–476


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.7 x 5.5 x 11.4 cm (1 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.62

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Red clay; oval; Coptic; relief of sublime male saint under the starry sky and wreath of victory; handle; flat base. One of twenty-five lamps of various designs.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt