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Agora type 34 Teapot shape. A wheel-made lamp with coarse irregular black glaze, upright strap-handle and long wick-end. Unornamented.

Provenance

By date unknown: Howard P. Arnold Collection; gift of Howard P. Arnold to MFA, April 10, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Arnold

Greek, Hellenistic Period, Late 3rd–early 2nd century B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 11.9 cm.

Accession Number

89.148

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices