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Rosette lamp

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Red clay; round with elongated spout; rosette design in center of disc; handle; slightly raised round base. 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, Roman Imperial Period, 1–200


Height x width x length: 4 x 7.9 x 16.5 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Terracotta, mold-made


The Ancient World


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