Rosette lamp

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
1–200


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 4 x 7.9 x 16.5 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.67

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Red clay; round with elongated spout; rosette design in center of disc; handle; slightly raised round 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