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Mould-made lamp with a double-convex body. The handle is missing. The body and the nozzle are very sharply carinated. The filling-hole is flat, with raised rim round the filling-hole itself. The nozzle is missing (if the lamp follows precisely the Ephesian type, the nozzle should be long and...

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

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Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

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


Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)


Length: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices