Lamp - Six Oil Holes
Hellenistic Period, 323-31 BCE
Buff terracotta with red slip
Overall: 3 1/8 × 2 5/16 × 1 in. (7.9 × 5.9 × 2.6 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW
Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, West Asia, Asia
1000 BCE-1 CE
Furnishings: Lighting Device
Not on view
Collected by Luigi Palma de Cesnola, American Consul to Cyprus, 1865-1876; given to Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, about 1872; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.
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