Object ID
Object Name
Lamp, Oil
Object Collection
Alternative Name
Object Entities
Fotopoulos, Mary (is related to)
Object Description
An iron oil lamp. The cup is where the oil was placed, there is a little spout to pour the oil. The cup is connected to a vertical piece of the same iron, that kind of looks like a fork. On the back of that piece of wrought iron there is a hook attached, that is the wick hanger.
Donated by Mary Fotopoulos. The oil lamp was used as a lamp light. These lihnari were popular in homes and churches.
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Lamp, Oil, Mary Fotopoulos Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6488. Accessed 06/03/23.