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Oil bottle (candlestick unguentarium)

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Red clay, unornamented.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Roman Provincial, Roman Imperial Period, late 1st century A.D.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

16.5 x 6.6 cm (6 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.105

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels