12 June 2002
PROPERTY OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. SID PORT
A BYZANTINE BRONZE OIL LAMP
Circa 5th Century A.D.
With six radiating nozzles surrounding a large circular rim, three suspension loops along the top of the short neck, each with a chain all joined to a central hook
8¾ in. (22.2 cm) diameter
Superior Galleries, Los Angeles
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For a similar example see fig. 492 in Comstock and Vermeule, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
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