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Reddish-brown clay; worn; raised circle around center hole; oval shape; handle present. 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

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

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.2 x 3.4 x 5.9 cm (7/8 x 1 5/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.44

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices