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A wheel-made lamp with a sharply-carinated lagynos profile and a raised base; concave rim, set off by a groove, round the filling-hole; short nozzle, tapering and with rounded end; pierced lug on the left side. OLDER NOTES: Agora Type 32. "Cnidus" type. Orange-pink clay.

Provenance

By date unknown: Benjamin W. Crowninshield Collection; gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield to MFA, November 3, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, Early 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 7.6 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

81.182

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices