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Lamp

Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (2.2 x 7.3 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2212
Not on view
With degenerate rosette, inscribed on base.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2855, 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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