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Terracotta lamp

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
ca. A.D. 40–100
Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 3/4 x 15/16in. (9.5 x 2.4cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1829
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On discus, a skyphos (drinking cup) flanked by two clubs of Hercules.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2579, p. 366, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 475, p. 289, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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