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Ancient Art

Black glaze lamp with eleven spouts

Early 3rd century B.C.

Terracotta

1.9 × 10.2 cm (3/4 × 4 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, B.A. 1935
1993.46.33
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1993.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions and Gifts 1993,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 174.

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