Lamp with nine spouts.
Greek or Roman
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
1st century B.C.–2nd century A.D.
Diameter: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular with ten projections, one of them a vertical handle. Opposite this a plain spout; the others decorated with human heads, the mouths being the openings for the wicks. Across the central part three bearded heads.
By date unknown: James W. Paige Collection; loaned to MFA by the Estate of James W. Paige, May 9, 1899; gift of the Estate of James W. Paige to MFA, May 4, 1922
Gift of the Estate of James W. Paige