Lamp with figure between scrolls

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century A.D.


Dimensions

Length: 9.2 cm.

Accession Number

80.597

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

A circular lamp with an anchor-shaped nozzle, decorated with volutes; flat shoulder with three grooves; and concave disc, decorated with a figure standing between scrolls.
Condition: Nozzle broken.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry P. Kidder Collection; gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, October 21, 1880

Credit Line

Gift of Henry P. Kidder