An ovoid lamp, pointed at the ends, decorated on the disc with a large rectangular motif with vertical bars (gate?), flanked by a man and a beast(?). Inscription of the bottom with Greek letters. Condition: Piece broken from top.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription