Ancient Art

Mould for upper part of Greek lamp with long lozenge-shaped nozzle

2nd–1st century B.C.

Terracotta

L: 12.7 cm., 5 in. D: 8 cm., 3 1/8 in.
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.673
Culture: 
Greek, Hellenistic
Period: 
Late Hellenistic
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922).

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