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Terracotta lamp

Date:
ca. A.D. 70–120
Culture:
Roman, Cnidian
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
Overall: 15/16 x 3 11/16 in. (2.4 x 9.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2157
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On discus, a nude woman flanked by a large vase and a bird on a pedestal.
Inscription: "ROMANE"
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2850, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 199, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

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