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Lamp

Object Number:MS276
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman (uncertain)
Early Christian (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 6th c. CE
Early Date: 500
Late Date: 600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 5 cm
Length: 14.5 cm
Width: 8.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, Esq., 1890
Other Number:5643 - Old Museum Number

Description

Hard, porous, coarse red clay. Dull red glaze? Discus: Christian monogram (chi-rho). Rim: "Flower-cross" and scroll stamps.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Italy ( Apr 1958 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Broneer, Oscar. 1930. Terracotta Lamps.. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. Vol. 4, 2. pg. 339 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Type XXXIView Objects related to this Type Citation

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