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Lamp with mask

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Plastic lamp decorated on top with bald, bearded mask of satyr type; very long, voluted nozzle.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London: said from Apollonia in the Cyrenaica.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd–2nd century B.C.

Dimensions

13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.131 H. Length, not height??? CHECK

Accession Number

01.7942

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices