Lamp

Greek
Classical Period
5th–4th century B.C.


Dimensions

2.8 x 4.1 cm.

Accession Number

81.187

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Lighting devices

Wheel-made lamp with deep body with vertical sides and a flat rim sloping towards the filling-hole. Long, flat-topped nozzle. Black glaze outside.

Agora Type 33.

Provenance

By date unknown: Benjamin W. Crowninshield Collection; gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield to MFA, November 3, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield