Oil lamp

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.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
oil lamp
Simple Name
Full Name
oil lamp depicting vine tendrils and grapes
Cultural Group
Period Classification
Hellenistic - 336-146 BC
Family Group

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

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