Terracotta oil lamp


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Wheel-made body, with applied nozzle. Large central filling hole, surrounded by an inward-sloping shoulder and a band of incised lines; convex-curving side to deep, carinated body and projections on either side. Raised base ring and concave base.

Both projections broken, with most of the one on the left side missing; chip to fron and right side of nozzle. Heavy, thick base.

Terracotta oil lamp, Terracotta, Greek

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