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Lamp (fragment)

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Possibly a wheel-made open lamp, fairly thin-walled. Shallow form with rounded wall and incurved rim; short blunt nozzle with medium-sized wick-hole. Band handle at rear, describing a shallow orizontal arc.

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: 5.7 cm.

Accession Number

12.1015

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices