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A lamp with a wheel-made, double-convex body with a small, depressed area containing the filling-hole. Two grooves set the rim off from the shoulder. It has also a long nozzle with rounded end. Side knob on the one side.

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, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Dimensions

3.8 x 5.7 cm.

Accession Number

81.186

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices