From: Turkey (Country)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 48-2-165
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Graeco-Roman
Provenience Turkey (Country)
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Iconography Jerboa

Lamp lid, jerboa. Green patina removed in 1966. The end of the pierced handle is broken off. Jerboa crouches on a round flat lid. Gnaws on something held in its front paws. Its tail curls over its back, while a pierced paddle-like handle serves as a sort of second tail. Fur is indicated by fine incisions.

Height 2.3 cm
Depth 3.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number 67 - Collector Number | L-2-225 - Old Loan Number

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