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Terracotta lamp

Date:
ca. A.D. 70–120
Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta, mold-made; mold-made
Dimensions:
1 3/16 x 4 9/16 in. (3.0 x 11.6 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2203
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With floral design, inscribed on base.
Signature: ROMANESIS
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2846, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

British Museum and Donald M. Bailey. 1988. A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum: Roman Provincial Lamps, Vol. 3. pp. 92-3, London: British Museum Publications, Ltd.

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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