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Classical Greek lamp
550 – 475 BC
Large lamp with streaked black glaze to upper surfaces, characteristic central conical tube, and short nozzle. Flat base.
Length 10.6 cm
The central tube of this type of lamp allowed it to be securely mounted on the tapered spike (pricket) of a stand.
Ex collection of Robert Flourance, Virginia USA, acquired 1970s-80s.
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