Oil lamp

Description
This oil lamp is decorated with an image of a dolphin and a lion’s head. It was found in Syria, but was probably made in Greece.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/14
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
oil lamp
Simple Name
lamp
Full Name
lamp depicting lion and dolphin
Dimensions
whole W 85 mm; whole height 35 mm; whole depth 55 mm
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Classical - 500-336 BC; Hellenistic - 336-146 BC
Production Year Low
-399
Production Year High
-200
Family Group

Material
pottery; terracotta; slip
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Country
Syria
Collection Area Region
Western Asia (Middle East and Near East)
Collection Continent
Asia

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