Small (votive?) lamp with characteristic central conical tube, short nozzle. Flat base.
L. 5.6 cm
Part of central tube missing.
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The central tube of these Greek lamps could have been used in two ways: either a tapered stick passing through the hole held the lamp aloft, or the lamp was suspended by a cord, knotted at the bottom of the lamp to keep it in place. (Judith Perlzweig, Lamps from the Athenian Agora, American School at Athens, 1963).
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