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Circular body, with rounded nozzle merged with the body and an upright handle with two grooves. On the shoulder stamped herring-bone wreath. Plain disc with five filling-holes. Condition: Much broken. Said to have been found at Delphi.

Provenance

By 1877: Francis Amory Collection (according to MFA records: said to have been found on the site of Delphi, Phocis, May 1877); gift of Francis Amory to MFA, October 1877

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Amory

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Dimensions

Length: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

77.227

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices