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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Greek
Title:Lamp
Date Made:1,000 BCE-323 BCE
Type:Lighting Device
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:Europe; Greece
Measurements:Overall: 1 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 3 3/4 in; 4 cm x 6.5 cm x 9.5 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1936.8.B.B
Credit Line:Bequest of Emma Dickinson (Class of 1867)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
red clay, much accretion of calcite (?), broadly flared spout, top of spout lilts to left, small nub handle on discus, discus with two concentric circles and petal pattern around rim, decorative application around nozzle, no foot, but 2 concentric, slightly raised circles.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; pottery; vessels; containers; lighting

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