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Hanging Lamp in the Form of a Peacock

Date: 6th–7th century
Culture: Byzantine
Medium: Copper alloy, cast
Dimensions: Overall (Lamp only): 6 x 6 x 2 1/16 in. (15.2 x 15.2 x 5.3 cm) Overall (with object suspended): 14 5/8 x 6 x 2 1/16 in. (37.1 x 15.2 x 5.3 cm) cross on chain: 2 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. (5.9 x 2.8 x 1 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1961
Accession Number: 61.111a, b

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