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Wheel-made lamp with deep body with vertical sides and a flat rim sloping towards the filling-hole. Long, flat-topped nozzle. Black glaze outside. Agora Type 33.

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, Classical Period, 5th–4th century B.C.

Dimensions

2.8 x 4.1 cm.

Accession Number

81.187

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices