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Terracotta lamp

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
ca. A.D. 40–100
Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
1 1/16 x 4 3/16 in. (2.7 x 10.6 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2115
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On discus, Silenus carrying wine-skin.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2655, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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