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Archaic Lamp Nozzle

6th century BCE

11/16 in. x 2 5/8 in. x 1 1/4 in. (1.7 cm x 6.7 cm x 3.15 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.17.87
Geography: Europe, Greece, Possibly Attica
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Lighting Devices
Collection: Collection of Doreen Canaday Spitzer
Findspot: Perachora (per inscription on sherd)

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  • Archaic - Refers to the pottery style found in Persia around 6000 BCE. The style is characterized by fine, plain buff pottery tempered with straw that is sometimes decorated with simple red or orange painted designs.
  • oil lamps - Lamps designed to burn oil as fuel, typically with a reservoir for holding the oil and an opening from which a wick can be extended.

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