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An open lamp with a very narrow rim. The sides of the rim are folded upward. Undecorated.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Cypro-geometric Period, 8th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 235.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.9 cm.

Accession Number

72.89

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices