Lamp (fragment)

Greek
Classical Period (?)
5th century B.C.?


Findspot: Cyrene

Dimensions

Length: 5.7 cm.

Accession Number

12.1015

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

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