Athenian Oil Lamp
An ancient Greek terracotta oil lamp with an elongated nozzle, incised band around the center, a pinched 'ear,' and an alpha on the side.
Ca. 3rd - 2nd century BC.
A full lamp of this type would burn for two or three hours.
cf.: Lamps from the Athenian Agora, (Princeton, 1963), nos. 86-88.
Formerly in a New Jersey private collection.