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Frog type lamp

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Brown clay; oval; frog type; frog/monkey/dog(?) in high relief on top; no handle. One of twenty-five lamps of various designs.


Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Hellenistic (Ptolemaic) Period to Byzantine (Cop, A.D. 332–476


Height x width x length: 3.5 x 5.7 x 7.8 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made


The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices