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Lamp

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
3rd–mid-4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Length 8.6 cm. H. 3.7 cm.
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1866
Not on view
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2791, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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