Lamp with eagle
Early Byzantine Period
4th century A.D.
Length: 7.6 cm (3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A lamp of unusual shape decorated with an eagle in the centre of the disc.
Condition: Wick-hole black.
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