Terracotta oil lamp

Period:
Hellenistic
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 x 3 3/8 in. (2.5 x 8.6 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2141
Not on view
Wheel-made body, with applied long nozzle. Large central filling hole, surrounded by a plain band and an incised circle; convex sloping shoulder decorated with radiating incised lines and with a single projecting knob at edge of left side; palmette in relief along top of nozzle; squat, carinated body. Raised, flat base.

Intact.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2733, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.