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A mould-made lamp with carinated body, no handle, elongated nozzle. Large center filling-hole, surrounded by plain band. Elongated wick-hole. Slightly raised circular base. It is decorated with small knobs on upper half of body. From Cyprus: Cesnola Collection.

Provenance

By date unknown: Collection of the Misses Norton (according to MFA archival card: from Cyprus: Cesnola); gift of the Misses Norton to MFA, August 15, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Norton

Cypriote, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.791

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices