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Bronze lampstand

Period:
Cypro-Archaic
Date:
ca. 750–480 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5682
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
Bronze lampstands were luxury objects that were made in various sizes and in more Near Eastern or more Egyptian styles.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4962, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1273, p. 367, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 32, 181, pl. 21a, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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