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Wheel-made, deep body with vertical sides and a flat rim sloping towards the filling-hole. Long, flat-topped nozzle. Horizontal, basket-like handle. Raised base. Reddish-brown and black; glazed. No ornamentation.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene, 1910-11.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Findspot

Cyrene

Dimensions

Length: 8 cm.

Accession Number

12.1016

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices