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Lamp (fragment)

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Mould-made lamp with a double-convex body and an upright pierced handle. The body and the nozzle are very sharply carinated. The filling-hole is flat, with raised rim round the filling-hole itself. A substantial collar is applied at the edge of the flat top. The nozzle is missing (if the lamp...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

Length: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.110

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices