Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm


Object Number:L-64-59
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Height: 11.8 cm
Length: 15.3 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
Other Number:82-82 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number


Complete. Terracotta. Body shaped like a bull's head. Probably made from a mold. Base is triangular and slightly concave. Entire lamp is triangularly shaped, sides smooth. Two nostrils shown at back of noxxle opening. Filling hole located in forelock. Ears are cuplike. Horns project up and out. Pierced round vertical handle has triangular guard decorated with raised palmette.

Unglazed. Marks of burning on nozzle.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Italy ( Apr 1958 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

You may also be interested in these objects:

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.