5th century BC - 4th century BC
Parts of two different lamps put together with cement. 1) From handle to outer part of discus. Pinch handle, not pierced. Raised circle around base (curvilinear design within) and raised spine connecting it with handle. On discus in releif a soldier, helmetted head and feet protruding from circular shield decorated with raised circles. In border around discus are designs in releif: a square, a heart or ivy leaf, a curvilinear design. Medium red clay, no glaze. 2) Nozzle only, undecorated, with broad channel from discus and large wick-hole. Brown clay.
Gift of Mrs. Charles Platt Jr.
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