Lamp

Greek
Classical Period
5th century B.C.


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

Length: 8 cm.

Accession Number

12.1016

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Lighting devices

Wheel-made, deep body with vertical sides and a flat rim sloping towards the filling-hole. Long, flat-topped nozzle. Horizontal, basket-like handle. Raised base. Reddish-brown and black; glazed. No ornamentation.

Provenance

From the Excavations at Cyrene, 1910-11.

Credit Line

Permanently deposited by the Archaeological Institute of America