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Terracotta volute-lamp with a centaur

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
L.2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) H. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm.)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1972
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Centaur on top carrying an amphora on his back; with low body and short nozzle.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2779, p. 368, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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