Oil lamp

Description
This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Greek, by Ariston of Athens and Delos, 3rd. century B.C. Long nozzle spreading and pointed; handle broken. Light brown, glazed black on top; tendril design in relief. On bottom, in raised letters, ARISTΩNOS Found in GREECE. (G. F. Lawrence, 4/-, 1927) (Ex Baron Nugent’s Coll.)’. It was collected by Lieutenant Colonel Montague whose collection of over 800 classical archaeological objects is an important resource in the museum collections.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/15
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
oil lamp
Simple Name
lamp
Full Name
oil lamp depicting vine tendrils and grapes
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Hellenistic - 336-146 BC
Family Group

Material
ceramic
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD
Collection Country
Greece
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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