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Lamp (fragment)

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An open lamp with a wheel-made body with a large central tube. Inward-sloping walls with an everted rim. The applied nozzle is short and rounded.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek, Early Archaic Period, 7th century B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .139 Height .155 NEED to remeasure

Accession Number

86.646

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices