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Wheel-made body with a flat rim and a central tube. Short, tapering nozzle with rounded end. Undecorated. Orange-buff clay; red to black glaze for inside.

Provenance

According to MFA archival card: from Benghas; probably deposited by Richard Norton

Credit Line

Probably deposited by Richard Norton

Greek, Late Archaic Period, Late 6th–early 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

Length (incl. nozzle): 9.2 cm; width: 7.5 cm

Accession Number

12.1528

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices