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Lamp in the form of a bust of Hekate

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A plastic lamp in the form of a bust of Hekate holding horizontally across her body a large torch. Colors preserved are gilt, red, and pink. Condition: Base restored.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Eretria); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

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

Dimensions

Height: 12 cm.; length: 17 cm. (4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.899

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices