Oil lamp

Description
This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Greek of the 4th. -3rd. century B.C. 3 in. long. Grey ware. Nozzle is as the last; handle broken off. Form 56.’ It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague whose collection of over 800 classical archaeological objects is an important resource in the museum collections.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/19
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
oil lamp
Simple Name
lamp
Full Name
oil lamp
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Hellenistic - 336-146 BC
Family Group

Material
ceramic
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD
Collection Site Name
?Knidos
Collection Continent
Europe

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