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Terracotta lamp

Date:
ca. A.D. 70–120
Culture:
Roman, Cnidian
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 4 5/16 in. (3 x 11 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2206
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On discus, a biga (two-horse chariot). On base, impressed signature: ROMANESIS.
Inscription: ROMANENSIS
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2849, 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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