Lamp Handle with a Griffin’s Head


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301

The size and weight suggest that this handle was fastened to a large standing lamp.

Lamp Handle with a Griffin’s Head, Copper alloy, Byzantine

Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded.

Open Access

As part of the Met's Open Access policy, you can freely copy, modify and distribute this image, even for commercial purposes.


Public domain data for this object can also be accessed using the Met's Open Access API.