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Lamp with Pan

A lamp with an oval body with rounded rear; projecting, slightly splayed nozzle. Mould-produced ring-handle imitating applied ribbed handle. Filling-hole adjacent to the handle. On top it is decorated with the bust of young Pan in high relief; in the background a shepherd, crook and syrinx. On...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Thebes); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Accession Number

00.328

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices